Marie E. Pinizzotto, M.D., MBA

President and CEO
Carol A. Ammon Foundation

Marie E. Pinizzotto, M.D., MBA  is currently the President and CEO of the Carol A. Ammon Foundation, a foundation focused on health care and education. Prior to running the foundation she was president of Drug Safety Solutions, L.L.C., a Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management consulting company whose main focus was narcotics and other high-risk drugs. Dr. Pinizzotto also worked at Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. where she was Senior Director of the Global Safety and Pharmacovigilance department. In this role she was responsible for pharmacovigilance of all Endo products, marketed and investigational. Marie was also responsible for the safety components in the following disciplines; Clinical Research, Medical Affairs and Clinical Education and Development. She led the Risk Management Team and was responsible for the creation and implementation of Endo’s risk management programs.

Before working at Endo, she was a Senior Director of Report Evaluation and Safety Surveillance for the Women’s Health Division and Consumer Products at Wyeth. She was responsible for drug safety and the pharmacovigilnce of Wyeth products.

Dr. Pinizzotto received her B.S. in Chemistry, magna cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia (Now Sidney Kimell College of Medicine). She completed her residency at The Medical Center of Delaware (now Christiana Care), where she practiced obstetrics and gynecology. Most recently, Dr. Pinizzotto earned her MBA at the University of Delaware.

Currently Dr. Pinizzotto is the named Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Christiana Care Hospital, Newark, Delaware, and is also a trustee of the hospital. She is a member of the finance committee and was a member of the Quality and Safety Committee. In addition, she is a board member at Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, California, and also sits on the quality improvement committee. At Eisenhower she is named Chair; The Marie E. Pinizzotto, MD Chair of Academic Affairs. Dr Pinizzotto is also a director, The Carol A. Ammon Foundation and The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. In addition, she participates on the following advisory boards: Scientific Steering Committee on Personalized Medicine for the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, the Presidents Leadership Council of the University of Delaware, the Presidents Leadership Council at Jefferson Medical College, and the Advisory Board of Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas Medical System. In addition, she is one of the founding members of the MGH Leadership Council for Psychiatry at Massachusetts General.