Ernest Chiodo P.C.


Ernest Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.B.A., C.I.H.


Chicago
Office Phone: 312.351.0717
Email: epchiodo@gmail.com
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Practice Areas

  • Biomedical / Biomechanical
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist
  • Epidemiological issues
  • Mold And Water
  • Toxicology
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. The biomedical engineering program at Wayne State University is the leading center in the world for vehicular impact biomechanics having been funded by the American automobile industry since the 1930s

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 and molds. 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 at the time of his service. This was a position of great public responsibility where during the time of his service he had the direct telephone number to the United States White House. As the Medical Director of the City of Detroit, all of the food service inspectors for the eating establishments in the City of Detroit were under his medical direction 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 been elected to full membership in the Society of Toxicology. 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 also has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at John Marshall Law School and Loyola University Law School in Chicago where he taught toxic tort law. Since Dr. Chiodo has a strong interest in building related disease, he has maintained a residential builder license in the State of Michigan since 1990

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

Area of focus of expert witness testimony for Dr. Chiodo are the following:

1. Vehicular and slip and fall injury biomechanics.
2. Toxicology issues.
3. Radiation exposure issues.
4. Mold and other building related disease issues.
5. MRSA and other infectious disease issues.
6. Epidemiological issues.
7. Industrial Hygiene.
8. Food poisoning issues.
9. Lead and water safety issues.

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BV® Distinguished™

Education

  • University of Chicago, Master of Business Administration With a Concentration in Economics (December 9, 2011)
  • Wayne State University, Master of Science in Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences With Specialization in Industrial Toxicology (December 23, 2009)
  • University of Chicago, Master of Science in Threat Response Management (Scientific tract in biological, chemical, and radiological defense) (June 12, 2009)
  • Wayne State University Department of Biomedical Engineering College of Engineering and School of Medicine
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (December 20, 2007)
  • Harvard University School of Public Health
  • Master of Public Health (June 8, 1989)
  • Wayne State University Law School
  • Juris Doctor (June 14, 1986)
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine (June 8, 1983)
  • Kalamazoo College Bachelor of Arts (June 14, 1980)

Bar Admissions

  • Physician and Surgeon, Michigan, Illinois, Florida and New York
  • Attorney and Counselor, Michigan and Illinois

Awards And Honors

  • Co-author of the first place winning presentation at the 54th annual Providence Hospital Clinic Day. This was the first time that the Department of medicine had won the first place award in 19 years.
  • 1991 Oakland Health Education Program Award for Research

Accreditations

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • (First recertification May 2000)
  • (Second recertification November 2012)
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene as a Certified Industrial Hygienist

Personal/Civil Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan
  • Royal Society of Medicine (U.K.)
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • University of Chicago Booth Health Care and Biopharma Round Table. Co-Chariperson.
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Full Member Society of Toxicology
  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Vice Chairman, By-laws Committee: Wayne County Medical Society 1994-1995
  • Chairman, By-laws Committee: Harper Hospital 1995-1997
  • Member, Public Health Committee: Wayne County Medical Society 1993-1996
  • Member, Medical-Legal Committee: Wayne County Medical Society 1994-1996
  • Member, Michigan Department of Public Health Liaison Committee: Michigan State Medical Society 1994-1996
  • Chief Medical Director: Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern Michigan 1994-1999, 2002-2005.
  • Medical Director Emeritus: Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern Michigan 2005-Present
  • Member, By-laws Committee: Henry Ford Bi-County Hospital 2004 -2010
  • Member, Infection Control Committee: Henry Ford Bi-County Hospital 2003-2010
  • Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. 2006-2012.
  • Council Member of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan (The Council is the governing body responsible for general supervision and control of the affairs of the Section). 2006 –2012
  • Board of Directors of the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society 2006-2007.
  • President-Elect of the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society 2007.
  • President of the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society 2008.
  • Co-Chairman of the University of Chicago Booth Health Care and Biopharma Round Table. 2012 to Present.
  • Member of Board of Directors of the University of Chicago Booth Alumni Club 2012-2013.
  • Legal advisor to Workplace Health Without Borders. 2015 –Present.

Industries

  • Vehicular and slip and fall injury biomechanics.
  • Toxicology issues.
  • Radiation exposure issues.
  • Mold and other building related disease issues.
  • MRSA and other infectious disease issues.
  • Epidemiological issues.
  • Industrial Hygiene.
  • Food poisoning issues.
  • Lead and water safety issues.

Presentations And Publications

  • Health Care Regulations in Present Day Medical Practice. Presented as part of the Current Problems in Medicine 1990 course sponsored by St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Hyatt Regency, Dearborn, Michigan on October 21, 1990. Approved for 4.5 hours category 1-CME credit.

  • The Medical, Legal, and Financial Consequences for Catastrophic Injury. Presented at the Eastern Michigan Area Social Security Manager’s Meeting at the request of the Department of Health & Human Services. Pontiac, Michigan on June 11, 1990.

  • Advisor and judge of the 1st Annual Wayne State University School of Medicine - Wayne State University Law School Mock Medical Malpractice Trial . Sponsored by the American Medical Association and approved for law school credit. Gordon Scott Hall, Wayne State University School of Medicine, February 27, 1991.

  • Advisor and judge of the 2nd Annual Wayne State University School of Medicine - Wayne State University Law School Mock Medical Malpractice Trial). February 25, 1992.

  • Krankenversicherung in die Vereinigten Staaten (Health Insurance in the United States). Lecture given in German to the physicians of the medical division of the Landesversicherungsanstalt Baden in Karlesruhe, Germany, May 12, 1992. The Landesversicherungsanstalt is the German equivalent of the Social Security Administration.

  • Privatization of Government. Panel discussion given at the Michigan Association of Counties meeting at the Grand Hotel on Mackinaw Island, Michigan on August 20, 1993. My portion of the discussion focused on the arguments for and against privatization of public health services at the county and municipal level.

  • Law for the Industrial Hygienist. Lecture given in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health in the School of Allied Health and Pharmacy, Wayne State University on November 30, 1993.

  • Teen Pregnancy, Sex, and Health Care. Workshop presented at the Youth Anti-Crime Summit: A Blueprint for Our Future. Wayne County Community College in Detroit, Michigan on October 23, 1993.

  • The Obstetrician and Gynecologist as a Primary Care Physician. Grand Rounds presented to the staff of Hutzel Hospital and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Wayne State University School of Medicine. February 8, 1994 at Hutzel Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.

  • Breast and Cervical Screening: What the Pharmacist Needs to Know. Lecture presented at the 1994 interim meeting of the Michigan Pharmacists Association at the Hyatt Regency in Dearborn, Michigan on February 18, 1994.

  • Career Opportunities in Health Care Law. Panel discussion with Edward B. Goldman, Medical Center Attorney for the University of Michigan, and Bettye S. Elkins, health care attorney with the firm of Dykema Gossett, presented to the Health Care Law Society of the University of Michigan Law School. March 9, 1994 in Hutchins Hall, University of Michigan Law School.

  • Community Health Grand Rounds. Member of panel discussion presented at the Detroit Health Department. Sponsored by the Southeastern Michigan Health Association and the Resource for Public Health Policy of the University of Michigan School of Public Health. March 10, 1994.

  • Environmental Toxicology. General Internal Medicine Ambulatory Grand Rounds. Wayne State University School of Medicine. March 18, 1994 in the Morse Auditorium of Harper Hospital.

  • Introduction to Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. March 22, 1994. St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Detroit, Michigan.

  • What the Family Practitioner Should Know About the National Practitioner Data Bank. Presented to the Department of Family Practice. April 1, 1994. St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Detroit, Michigan.

  • Public Health Case Studies. Presented to the University of Michigan Family Practice Residency Program. April 6, 1994. University of Michigan Chelsea Family Practice Center. Chelsea, Michigan.

  • Teen Pregnancy: A fresh approach to an old problem. Sponsored by the Wayne State University School of Medicine, the Wayne County Medical Society, and the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, Southeastern Michigan Chapter. Approved for 3.5 continuing medical education credit hours in category 1. Presentation of the public health considerations in the session entitled Contraception versus Abstinence. April 27, 1994. Wayne County Medical Society Building. Detroit, Michigan.

  • The Future of the American Health Care System. Presented to the German-American Business Network. Sponsored by the German Consulate in Detroit. May 5, 1994. Hyatt Regency. Dearborn, Michigan.

  • The Future of Health Care in Detroit. Presented at the Henry Ford Health System Planning and Strategic Development Division Retreat. May 9, 1994. 1 Ford Place. Detroit, Michigan.

  • Was Napoleon Murdered by Arsenic Poisoning? Presented to the Napoleonic Society of America. September 16, 1994. Union League Club. Chicago, Illinois.

  • Is the World Safe for Children?: Environmental hazards and Their Impact. Presented at the Third Annual Medstart Conference. University of Michigan Medical School. January 21, 1995. Townsley Center. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

  • Treatment and Management of Arthritis in the Workplace. Presented at the Wayne County Medical Society conference on Arthritis in the Workplace. Co-sponsored for CME credits by the Medical and Public Health Issues Committee of the Wayne County Medical Society and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. January 28, 1995. Wayne County Medical Society Building. Detroit, Michigan.

  • Law and Medicine: What they didn’t teach you in medical school. Presented for ambulatory grand rounds at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Allen Park, Michigan. April 25, 1995. Also presented to the following groups: Henry Ford Hospital Department of Urology. Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. June 14, 1995.
  • Euthanasia: Lessons from the past. Department of Internal Medicine Ambulatory Grand Rounds. Wayne State University School of Medicine. Harper Hospital. Detroit, Michigan. November 14, 1995. Also presented to the Department of Internal Medicine. Veteran Administration Medical Center. Allen Park, Michigan. March 19, 1996.

  • Legal Issues of Concern to Pharmaceutical Representatives. Detroit Pharmaceutical Representative Association. Southfield, Michigan. December 1, 1995.

  • The Future of American Health Care: A crystal Ball. Presented at Wayne State University School of Medicine for Primary Care Week. Gordon Scott Hall. Detroit, Michigan. September 27, 1995. Also presented to the following groups: Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds. Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan. February 16, 1996.

  • Glaxo-Wellcome Michigan Representatives Meeting. Ann Arbor, Michigan. March 27, 1996. Wayne State University School of Medicine. Gordon Scott Hall. Detroit, Michigan. February 14, 1997.

  • Elderly Law: A primer for Health Care Professionals. Presented to the Department of Geriatrics, Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan. October 5, 1995.

  • An Ethical Dilemma: Informed Consent. Harper Hospital. Detroit, Michigan. February 28, 1996.

  • Violence in the Workplace. Walsh College. Troy, Michigan. March 8, 1996.

  • Law and Medicine: What they didn’t teach you in Medical School-Part II. Department of Internal Medicine. Business Series for Residents. St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Detroit, Michigan. May 23, 1997.

  • Expert Testimony in Environmental Litigation. Presented for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education at the Michigan Environmental Planning and Litigation Update. MSU Management Education Center. Troy, Michigan. July 16, 1998.

  • Florida Laws and Rules
  • Michigan Osteopathic Association 101st Annual Postgraduate Convention & Scientific Seminar. Hyatt Regency Dearborn, Michigan. Saturday, May 20, 2000.

  • Lungs and the Listings
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. Social Security Disability Law Conference Annual Spring Conference. Hilton at Walt Disney World Village. Lake Buena Vista, Florida. May 4, 2000.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Gordon Scott Hall
  • Detroit Michigan. May 25, 2000.

  • Lungs and the Listings
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Social Security Section Seminar
  • Park Place Hotel
  • Traverse City, Michigan. July 28, 2000.

  • Interesting War Stories from the Worlds of Medicine, Law and Actuarial Analysis
  • Michigan Actuarial Society
  • Hilton Inn
  • Southfield, Michigan. September 11, 2000.

  • Statistics in Environmental Litigation.
  • Environmental Litigation Committee
  • Environmental Law Section
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Michigan National Tower. Lansing, Michigan February 17, 2001.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. February 22, 2001.

  • Florida Laws and Rules
  • Michigan Osteopathic Association 102nd Annual Postgraduate Convention & Scientific Seminar. Hyatt Regency Dearborn, Michigan. Saturday, May 12, 2001.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. May 16, 2001.

  • Genetic Evidence in Paternity Cases: What the Lawyer Must Know
  • Presented by the Domestic Relations Committee of the Macomb County Bar Association
  • 5th Floor Jury Room
  • Macomb County Court Building
  • Mount Clemens, Michigan June 4, 2001

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. August 15, 2001.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. February 18, 2002.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. May 23, 2002.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. August 5, 2002.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. November 11, 2002.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. February 3, 2003.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. May 4, 2003.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. August 4, 2003.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. February 9, 2004.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. May 10, 2004.

  • Legal Issues for the Intern. Intern Orientation. Henry Ford Bi-county Hospital. June 16, 2004. Warren, Michigan.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. August 16, 2004.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. February 14, 2005.

  • Winning the Sick Building Case.
  • Michigan Trial Lawyers Association.
  • Shanty Creek Resort. Bellaire, Michigan. February 11, 2005.

  • The Second Most Important Lecture of Your Career. Michigan Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. William Beaumont Hospital Heart Center. Royal Oak, Michigan April 20, 2005.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. May 9, 2005.

  • Medical and Legal Considerations for the Occupational Medicine Physician.
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. July 15, 2005.

  • What the Occupational Medicine Physician Should Know about Toxic Tort Law.
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. July 22, 2005.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. November 7, 2005.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. February 6, 2006.

  • Radium City Town Hall Meeting
  • Panel participation
  • Occupational and Environmental Health (CM) 7860
  • Applebaum Hall
  • Wayne State University School of Pharmacy and Allied Health
  • Detroit, Michigan. February 1, 2006

  • Worker’s Compensation Law and the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Occupational and Environmental Health (CM) 7860
  • Applebaum Hall
  • Wayne State University School of Pharmacy and Allied Health
  • Detroit, Michigan. February 22, 2006

  • Proving and Disproving Causation in Environmental Litigation
  • Panel Participation
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan
  • Presented at the office of Ernest Chiodo P.C. Clinton Township, Michigan. February 23, 2006.

  • Interesting Answers to Complex Disability Problems.
  • Michigan Safety Conference.
  • Lansing Center, Lansing, Michigan April 18, 2006.

  • Legal Consideration in Medical Specialty Selection
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine –American Medical Association Student Chapter.
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine. Gordon Scott Hall. Detroit, Michigan. April 21, 2006.

  • Mold: State of the Law and Science
  • Joint Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society.
  • Presented at the office of Ernest Chiodo P.C. Clinton Township, Michigan. May 1, 2006.

  • Case Studies in Forensic Medicine
  • Consulting Physicians P.C. Spring 2006 Medical Education Seminar
  • Holiday Inn South Convention Center. Lansing, Michigan May 3, 2006.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. May 8, 2006.

  • Toxic Exposure
  • GM National Benefits Center
  • Southfield, Michigan. June 12, 2006

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. August 14, 2006.

  • Carbon Monoxide: Law, Medicine and Science
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
  • Presented at the office of Ernest Chiodo P.C. Clinton Township, Michigan. September 20, 2006.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. November 6, 2006.

  • Metal Working Fluids: Law, Medicine and Science
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
  • Presented at the office of Ernest Chiodo P.C. Clinton Township, Michigan. November 14, 2006.

  • Asbestos: Law, Medicine and Science
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State bar of Michigan.
  • Presented at Ernest Chiodo P.C. in Clinton Township, Michigan on January 23, 2007. Presented at Varnum Riddering Schmidt Howlett LLP in Grand Rapids, Michigan on January 24, 2007.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. February 5, 2007.

  • Lead: Law, Medicine and Science
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State bar of Michigan.
  • Presented at the University of Detroit/Mercy Law School in Detroit, Michigan on March 12, 2007. Presented at Ernest Chiodo P.C. in Clinton Township, Michigan on March 14, 2007. Presented at Varnum Riddering Schmidt Howlett LLP in Grand Rapids, Michigan on March 15, 2007. Presented at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan on March 21, 2007.

  • Forensic Case Studies
  • Michigan Safety Conference
  • Devos Place. Grand Rapids, Michigan. April 17, 2007

  • Case Studies in Forensic Medicine
  • Consulting Physicians P.C. Spring 2006 Medical Education Seminar
  • Holiday Inn South Convention Center. Lansing, Michigan April 18, 2006.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. May 7, 2007.

  • Chromium: Law, Medicine and Science
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State bar of Michigan.
  • Presented at Ernest Chiodo P.C. in Clinton Township, Michigan on July 23, 2007.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. August 9, 2007.

  • Legal Considerations for Physicians when Patients Sign Out of Hospital Against Medical Advice.
  • Presentation to the medical staff of Henry Ford Bi-County Hospital.
  • Henry Ford Bi-County Hospital. Warren, Michigan. August 14, 2007.

  • Law, Medicine, and Industrial Hygiene
  • Presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Michigan Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association
  • Michigan State University Kellogg Conference Center
  • East Lansing, Michigan. September 28, 2007

  • Industrial Hygienist as a Consultant
  • Moderator of the Mini-conference
  • Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society
  • Michigan State University Management Education Center
  • Troy, Michigan. October 9, 2007

  • Respiratory Physiology
  • Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Wayne State University
  • Detroit, Michigan November 7, 2007

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. November 12, 2007

  • Vapor Intrusions: Law, Medicine and Science
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State bar of Michigan.
  • Presented at Ernest Chiodo P.C. in Clinton Township, Michigan on November 20, 2007. Presented at Varnum Riddering Schmidt Howlett LLP in Grand Rapids, Michigan on November 16, 2007.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. February 11, 2008

  • Vapor Intrusion: Law Medicine and Science. Present to the Illinois State Bar Association Environmental Law Section. Chicago, Illinois. February 29, 2008

  • Basics of Toxic Tort Law
  • Ave Maria Law School
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan March 12, 2008

  • Toxic Tort Law
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Continuing Legal Education Series
  • Chicago, Illinois March 19, 2008 March 19, 2008

  • Forensic Medicine, Engineering, and Industrial Hygiene
  • Industrial Hygiene Section
  • Michigan Safety Conference
  • Lansing Convention Center
  • Lansing, Michigan April 15, 2008

  • Complex Disability Determinations
  • Michigan Occupational Health Nurses Section
  • Michigan Safety Conference
  • Lansing Convention Center
  • Lansing, Michigan April 15, 2008

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. May 19, 2008

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. August 11, 2008

  • Toxic Tort: What’s Living in Your Sand Castle
  • Accident Fund 6th Annual TPA Conference
  • M.S.U. Henry Center
  • Lansing, Michigan. September 25, 2008

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. November 3, 2008

  • Respiratory Physiology
  • Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Wayne State University
  • Detroit, Michigan November 10, 2008

  • Vapor Off-gassing: Law, Medicine and Science
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
  • Presented at Ernest Chiodo P.C. in Clinton Township, Michigan on February 18, 2009.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. May 4, 2009

  • Employment Contracts for Cardiologists. Presented to the interventional cardiology fellows at St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Detroit, Michigan. June 1, 2009.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. August 3, 2009

  • Mold: Law, Medicine and Science
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
  • Presented at Ernest Chiodo P.C. in Clinton Township, Michigan on March 30, 2010.

  • Forensic Toxicology
  • Presentation to the Midwest Association for Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring 2010 Annual Meeting
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel, Milwaukee Wisconsin. April 30, 2010

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. May 10, 2010

  • Interesting Forensic Cases
  • Greater Peoria Claims Association
  • Edwards, Illinois. May 13, 2010

  • Vapor Intrusions: Law, Medicine and Science
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
  • Presented at and the Chicago office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP and telecasted to their various offices on June 11, 2010.

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. August 25, 2010

  • Bioterrorism
  • Wayne State University
  • Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Detroit, Michigan September 29, 2010

  • Toxicogenomics in Toxic Tort litigation
  • Environmental Law Section
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Annual Meeting
  • Devos Place
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan September 30, 2010

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. February 7, 2011

  • Oil Spills: Law, Medicine and Science
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
  • Presented at Ernest Chiodo P.C. in Clinton Township, Michigan on February 1, 2011.

  • Legal Aspects of Industrial Hygiene
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association – Chicago Section
  • Holiday Inn- Willow Brook, Illinois
  • March 16, 2011

  • Interesting Occupational and Environmental Forensic Cases
  • Loyola University Medical School
  • Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • March 18, 2011

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. May 9, 2011

  • Occupational Medicine Case Studies
  • Wayne State University
  • Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Detroit, Michigan June 27, 2010

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. August 8, 2011

  • Panel Discussion: Environmental Law in Michigan after Trentadue.
  • Environmental Law Section
  • State Bar of Michigan Annual Meeting
  • Dearborn, Michigan. September 15, 2011

  • Low Speed Automobile Collisions.
  • Metro Detroit Office of Ernest Chiodo P.C.
  • Clinton Township, Michigan. November 3, 2011

  • Low Speed Automobile Collisions.
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • London, UK. November 28, 2011

  • Low Speed Automobile Collisions.
  • City Place
  • West Palm Beach, Florida. January 14, 2012

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. February 27, 2012

  • Lead: Law, Medicine and Science
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
  • Presented at Ernest Chiodo P.C. in Clinton Township, Michigan on March 6, 2012.

  • Interesting Forensic Cases
  • Saginaw Valley Adjuster Association
  • Frankenmuth, Michigan March 13, 2012

  • Low Speed Automobile Collisions
  • Arizona Insurance Claim Association
  • Phoenix, Arizona March 15, 2012

  • Worker’s Compensation for Occupational Medicine Physicians
  • and Law and Medicine for the Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Department of Family Practice
  • Division of Occupational Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit Michigan. May 7, 2012

  • Interesting Forensic Cases
  • Midwest Claim Conference
  • Grand Geneva Resort and Spa
  • Lake Geneva, Wisconsin May 17, 2012

  • Mold: Law, Medicine and Science
  • Presentation of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
  • Presented at Ernest Chiodo P.C. in Clinton Township, Michigan on May 21, 2012.

  • Determining Injury Causation in Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • Auto-Owner’s Nurse Case Managers and Adjuster
  • Auto-Owner’s Headquarters
  • Lansing, Michigan. June 25, 2012

  • Interesting Forensic Cases
  • Grand Rapids Area Adjusters Association
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • October 1, 2012

  • Interesting Forensic Cases.
  • The National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators-Illinois Chapter.
  • Downers grove, Illinois.
  • December 6, 2012

  • Introduction to Toxic Tort Law
  • Wayne State University Law School
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • February 11, 2013

  • Introduction to Toxic Tort Law
  • Environmental Law Club of Northern Illinois University Law School
  • DeKalb, Illinois
  • April 3, 2013

  • Forensic Industrial Hygiene
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association Indiana Section
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • April 10, 2013

  • Evaluating Injury Causation in Low Speed Automobile Accidents
  • Michigan Adjusters Association Seminar 113
  • Zender’s of Frankenmuth
  • Frankenmuth, Michigan
  • May 3, 2013

  • Evaluating Injury Causation in Low Speed Automobile Accidents
  • AAA of Michigan
  • Southfield, Michigan
  • May 22, 2013

  • Biotechnology
  • The Strategy Symposium
  • University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • April 25th and 26th, 2014

  • Forensic Industrial Hygiene
  • University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • October 2, 2015

  • Forensic Medicine
  • St. John Providence Macomb-Oakland Hospital
  • Madison Heights, Michigan
  • October 8, 2015

  • Wayne State University Law School Alumni Speaker Series - Law in Health Industry
  • Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights
  • Wayne State University Law School
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • November 19, 2015

  • Clean Water Standards: Keeping Government Accountable for Public Health
  • Illinois Campaign for Political Reform
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • July 27, 2016


  • PUBLICATIONS:

  • Chiodo EP. Huff SH. Hadden DW. Increased Health, Life, and Disability Insurance Premium Costs: A New Class of Economic Damages in Toxic Tort Cases in Michigan. 17 Mich Env LJ, No 3. pp 3-6 (1999).

  • Hadden DW. Chiodo EP. Huff SH. The State of Trespass-Nuisance Law in Michigan. 18 Mich Env LJ. No 1. pp 8-11 (2000).

  • Chiodo EP. Genetic Evidence in Paternity Cases: What the Lawyer Must Know. Michigan Family Law Journal. Volume 30 Number 2. pp 11-12 (2001).

  • Chiodo Ernest P., Musial Joseph L, Robinson J Sia. An Error In Statistical Logic In The Application Of Genetic Paternity Testing. Journal OF Modern Applied Statistical Methods. Winter 2002. Volume 1, Number 1. pp 126-129.

  • Chiodo Ernest P., Huff Steven H. Attributable Risk Percent: A Unified Epidemiological Measure of Damages in Toxic Tort Cases. 21 Mich Env LJ. No 2. pp 12-14 (2004).

  • Chiodo Ernest P, Hadden Donnelly W, Huff Steven H. The State of Medical Monitoring Damages in Michigan after Henry v. Dow Chemical Co.26 Mich Env L J No 1, pp1-7 (2008).

  • Chiodo Ernest P. Economic and non-economic issues must be considered in toxic damage cases. Michigan Lawyers Weekly. June 1, 2009.

  • Toxicogenomics and Toxic Tort Litigation. 28 Mich Env L J No1 Pages 10-12. (2010).

  • Evaluating Injury Causation in Low Speed Automobile Collisions. November 7, 2011. Claims Journal.

  • Consider Medical Specialist Expertise Carefully in Crash Injury Cases. October 5, 2012. Claims Journal.


  • BOOKS:


  • Ernest P. Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H. Toxic Tort: A Guide to Toxic Substances Litigation in Michigan. Xlibris. Copyright 2002. Library of Congress Number 2002095046. ISBN Hard cover 1-4010-7725-0 Soft cover 1-4010-7386-7.

  • Ernest P. Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H. Toxic Tort: Medical and Legal Elements. Xlibris. Copyright 2004. Library of Congress Number 2003092354. ISBN Hard cover 1-4134-0537-1 Soft cover 1-4134-0536-3.

  • Ernest P. Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., C.I.H. Toxic Tort: Medical and Legal Elements. Second Edition. Xlibris. Copyright 2007. ISBN Hard cover 1-4257-4962-3. Soft cover 1-4257-4961-5.

  • Ernest P. Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.B.A., C.I.H. Bioterrorism.
  • Xlibris. Copyright 2013. ISBN Hard cover 978-1-4797-8431-8. Soft cover 978-1-4797-8430-1. Ebook 978-1-4797-8432-5.

  • Ernest P. Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., C.I.H. Toxic Tort: Medical and Legal Elements. Third Edition. Xlibris. Copyright 2013. ISBN Hard cover 978-1-4797-8434-9. Soft cover 978-1-4797-8433-2.

  • Ernest P. Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., C.I.H. Carbon Monoxide: Medical and Legal Elements. Xlibris. Copyright 2015. ISBN Hard cover 978-1-4990-3061-7. Soft cover 978-1-4990-3060-0. eBook 978-1-4990-3062-4.

  • Ernest P. Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., C.I.H. Mold: Medical and Legal Elements. Xlibris. Copyright 2015. ISBN Hard cover 978-1-5144-1765-2. Soft cover 978-1-5144-1764-5. eBook 978-1-5144-1763-8.



  • BOOK CHAPTERS:


  • Thomas W. Armstrong, Ernest P. Chiodo, Robert F. Herrick, and Christopher P. Rennix. Occupation Epidemiology. Chapter 6. The Occupational Environment: Its Evaluation, Control, and Management. 3rd edition. Copyright 2011 by the American Industrial Hygiene Association. ISBN 978-1-935082-15-6.

  • Crisis Management & Emergency Planning: Preparing for Today’s Challenges
  • Chapter 13: Legal Considerations in Threat Response Management
  • Copyright 2014 by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. ISBN 13:978-1-4665-5505-1.

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