Ernest P Chiodo, MD, JD, MPH, MS, MBA, CIH Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Toxicology and Environmental

Specialty Focus: Mold, Drug Toxicology, Alcohol Toxicology, Lead, Chinese Drywall, Hydrogen Sulfide, Industrial Hygiene, Benzene, Mercury, Formaldehyde, Sick Building Syndrome, Fracking

Education: MD, Wayne State University; Toxicology, Wayne State University; MPH, Harvard University; Threat Response Management, University of Chicago

Years in Practice: 30+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 100+


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He has served as the Medical Director 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. Dr. Chiodo is an assistant professor of family medicine and public health at Wayne State University School of Medicine and adjunct professor of law at John Marshall Law School and Loyola University Law School in Chicago where he teaches toxic tort law. He is board certified in the medical specialties of internal medicine, occupational and environmental medicine, and public health and general preventive medicine. He is also certified in the public health discipline of industrial hygiene as a Certified Industrial Hygienist (C.I.H.). He is also a certified medical review officer which is the designation required by the United States Department of Transportation for a physician to review drug and alcohol test results. Due to his interest in building related disease including mold, he has maintained a residential builder’s license in the State of Michigan for many years. Dr Chiodo was the medical expert for the Plaintiffs in the ground breaking $3 Million judgement for personal injuries in the fracking case of Parr v Aruba Petroleum.