Faculty & Research

Robert Altman

Robert Altman

Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship

Address :
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Robert Altman has partnered with the Polsky Center to offer a new class: Entrepreneurship for Science and Medicine. The course is available to graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and faculty at the University of Chicago, Argonne and FermiLabs.

Altman, a Booth alum, serves on the board of directors of Toltec Pharmaceuticals, Preora Diagnostics and Output Medical. In addition to his leadership position of President at Pinnacle Biologics (the U.S.-based subsidiary of Concordia Healthcare), Altman also served as CEO and president of Marathon Pharmaceuticals, senior vice president of marketing and sales at Astellas Pharma, and held several senior positions during a 17-year career at Abbott Laboratories.

Altman earned his PhD in chemistry from Harvard University, his MBA in finance and marketing from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from University of California, Riverside.


2018 - 2019 Course Schedule

Number Name Quarter
34501 Entrepreneurship for Science and Medicine 2018 (Fall)