Booth Healthcare and Biopharma Roundtable Stammtisch

Healthcare and BioPharma Roundtable

February 13, 2014: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us each second Thursday at Gleacher Center for an informal networking and discussion session on healthcare and biopharma issues. 


Gleacher Center - Midway Boardroom
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

The Booth Healthcare and Biopharma Roundtable Stammtisch is becoming the must attend monthly meetings for persons with an interest in the business aspects of healthcare and biopharma in Chicago.

The Booth Healthcare and Biopharma Roundtable Stammtisch is an informal networking and discussion session. The topic of discussion is decided by the interests of the persons attending the meeting during any given session. Topics of discussion have included healthcare and biopharma venture capital in Chicago; outpatient diagnostic imaging centers; electronic sensors in medical diagnostic devices; business aspects of primary care; business aspects of industrial medicine services; the future of healthcare with Obama Care; and concierge medicine services.

The meetings are well attended with from 10 to over 25 persons attending any given session. There is no fee for attending the Stammtisch meetings and no RSVP is required. The meetings are usually in the Boardroom of the Midway Club on the 5th floor of the University of Chicago Gleacher Center. However, please check the meeting announcement display in the lobby of the Gleacher Center.

There are no arrangements for teleconferencing so attendance must be in person.


No Charge


6:00 PM-8:00 PM: Networking and discussion session

Speaker Profiles

Ernest P Chiodo MD JD MPH MS MBA CIH (Moderator) '11
Physician-Attorney-Biomedical Engineer-Toxicologist, Ernest Chiodo P.C.

Ernest P. Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.B.A., C.I.H. is a physician, attorney, industrial hygienist, industrial toxicologist and biomedical engineer licensed to practice medicine in New York, Michigan, Florida and Illinois as well as law in Michigan and Illinois. Dr. Chiodo received his Medical Degree (M.D.) from Wayne State University School of Medicine, his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Wayne State University Law School, his Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) from Harvard University School of Public Health, his Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (M.S.) from Wayne State University, his Master of Science in Threat Response Management (biological, chemical, and radiological defense) from the University of Chicago, his Master of Science in Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences with Specialization in Industrial Toxicology from Wayne State University, and his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in economics from the University of Chicago. Dr. Chiodo is board certified in the medical specialties of Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Public Health and General Preventive Medicine. Public Health and General Preventive Medicine is the medical specialty focused on epidemiology. He is also certified in the engineering and public health discipline of industrial hygiene by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene as a Certified Industrial Hygienist (C.I.H.) in the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene. Industrial hygiene is the discipline involved in assessing and controlling occupational and environmental hazards including biomechanical and ergonomic hazards as well as air toxins. He has served as the President of the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society. Dr. Chiodo served for many years as an assistant clinical professor of internal medicine, family medicine, and public health at Wayne State University School of Medicine as well as an adjunct professor of industrial hygiene and toxicology at Wayne State University. He has served as the Medical Director of the City of Detroit and of the Detroit Health Department and was the chief physician responsible for measures designed to protect the public health of over one million persons living or working in the City of Detroit. He has also served as the Medical Director of the pension boards of the City of Lansing, Michigan. In addition, he has served as the medical advisor to the final appeals committee of Jefferson Pilot Financial disability insurance carrier.

Dr. Chiodo has served as the Chairman of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. He serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at John Marshall Law School and Loyola University Law School in Chicago.

Dr. Chiodo has a strong interest in biotechnology and serves as a co-chairperson of the University of Chicago Booth Healthcare and Biopharma Roundtable.


Ernest P Chiodo MD JD MPH MS MBA CIH, '11 
(312) 351-0717

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