Marie E. Pinizzotto, MD, MBA, is currently the President and CEO of the Carol A. Ammon Foundation, a foundation focused on healthcare 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. Prior to starting her own company, she 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. In addition, she led the Risk Management Team and was responsible for the creation and implementation of Endo’s risk management programs. Additionally, she was Senior Director of Report Evaluation and Safety Surveillance for the Women’s Health Division and Consumer Products at Wyeth.
Dr. Pinizzotto received her B.S in Chemistry, magna cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College) in Philadelphia. She completed her residency at The Medical Center of Delaware, where she practiced obstetrics and gynecology for nine years. She still maintains privileges at the hospital. 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 has participated on the Quality and Safety Committee at Christiana Care Health Systems. She also sits on the University of Delaware Biopharmaceutical Innovation Committee for the newly opened Ammon Pinizzotto Biopharmaceutical Innovation Center.
In addition, she is a board member at Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, California, and also sits on the quality improvement committee. Marie is named The Marie E. Pinizzotto, MD, Chair of Academic Affairs at Eisenhower Medical Center.
Dr. Pinizzotto is a director of the Carol A. Ammon Foundation, The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, and the Palm Springs International Film Festival. She also participates on the following advisory boards: Scientific Steering Committee on Personalized Medicine for the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation; the President’s Leadership Council of the University of Delaware: the President’s Leadership Council at Jefferson Medical College; and she is one of the founding members of the MGH Leadership Council for Psychiatry at Massachusetts General.