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About Me

Global Opinion Leader in Orthopaedics:
• Books and Articles published in 5 languages
• Education translated into 2 languages
• Coined two words that are used Internationally
o Scaption
o Push-Up with a Plus
Diverse Career and Education leading to skills today
• Expert Witness
• Consultant
• Patent Holder
• Founder and CEO
• Strategy
• Deal Broker
• Researcher
• Administrator
• Educator
• Clinician

Marilyn M. Pink

  • • Consultant
  • • Expert Witness
  • • Board Member
  • • Entrepreneurship
  • • Strategy
  • • Director
  • • Olympics
  • • Pathomechanics
  • • Research
  • • Educator
  • • Communications
  • • Publications
  • • Science
  • • Negotiations



Health Care Research & Management, A Health Care Consulting Company
Since 2000
  • Developed, co-ordinated, marketed, communicated and implemented systems and processes by which clients can create and enhance management practices. Utilized research as the key to business development and measuring success. Designed a private practice physician fellowship program that lead to the highest level of accreditation by ACGME. Implemented and co-ordinated academic and private practice research programs for residents and fellows. Became a faculty member of Loma Linda University Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Identified and supervised outsourcing of research into basic science laboratories. Led team that won the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Basic Science award. Developed and lead advisory and management boards. Conceptualized and created educational materials. Led task forces on competitive and market issues. Managed vendors. Clients span a broad range of clinical, academic and fitness organizations including Centinela Hospital, Congress Medical Associates, Loma Linda University Medical Center, SevenOaks Rehabilitation, and USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.


CRCA, A Health Care Consulting Company
Since 2001
  • Responsible for business opportunity studies and turn-key operations. Instrumental in leading the company to new opportunities in acquiring new contracts, building new health care facilities, and managing existing facilities.


FIT-HITS, Fitness-Health Incorporating Technology Systems, Inc.
Since 2000
  • Responsible for all aspects of an entrepreneurial startup company. Developed several patented web-based, interactive and globally scalable process that delivers customized health and fitness programs. The product is a customized conditioning program that is automated based upon an individual’s goals, strength, flexibility and medical history. Program types range from sport-specific fitness conditioning programs to diagnostic-specific rehabilitative exercise programs. The programs are research based and outcomes are measured. Developed flexible communication plans to maximize the applications of the patents. Led negotiations with one of the largest Medicare providers to implement the programs with their customers. Additionally participated in a grant proposal from the DOD for $22.5M for which the license of this technology is the central gear.


EDUCATA, on online continuing education company
Since 2007
  • Strategically led, developed and launched a global online continuing education and training company for licensed professionals in 101 countries. The technology is being heralded as the ‘first Web 2.0 educational experience’. Within 7 quarters the company was identified as the #1 or #2 online CE company in brand recognition and #1 in User Experience. The platform promotes the first evidence based online learning environment with a pre-test and a post-test system which measures the learning. Rewarded faculty for amount of student learning. Technology also measures customer satisfaction. Developed internet marketing strategies to include partners in professional and commercial, global and national arenas. Crafted an internet marketing strategy to rapidly ramp membership. Developed market-specific and generational specific, communications and marketing plans. Responsible for all budgeting and financial matters. Identified and implemented a win:win:win go-to-market revenue share strategy for all shareholders.


Centinela Hospital Medical Center
2000 to 1986
  • Developed the research program for Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic and for Centinela Hospital physicians. Worked across multiple teams in a matrix organization. Trained eight Sports Medicine Fellows (Orthopaedic Surgery) a year. Hired, trained and supervised therapists, researchers, engineers, managerial staff, medical writers and technical support personnel. Responsible for project management of multiple projects simultaneously. Consistently delivered projects on schedule. Published three books (in English, Japanese and Korean) and more than 100 scientific articles. Lectured internationally (US, Japan, Europe, New Zealand, Australia and Canada) at key scientific congresses and meetings. Recipient of three national research awards. Recipient of a 5-year longitudinal epidemiological cohort research award from Major League Baseball to study the history of injuries and impact of risk factors. Initiated and/or facilitated promotional and public relations activities which resulted in 15 major media spots in one year alone. Developed new healthcare business in rehabilitation and orthopaedics. Developed and implemented strategies for multiple departments that included growth, staffing, physical plant and policies.


Health Care Research & Management, A Health Care Consulting Company
Since 2000
  • Developed, coordinated, marketed, communicated and implemented systems and processes by which clients can create and enhance research and management practices. Wrote medical articles for publication. Designed and implemented a private practice physician Fellowship program that lead to the highest level of accreditation by ACGME. Conceptualized and created educational materials. Clients span a broad range of clinical, academic and fitness organizaitons including USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, Loma Linda University Medical Center (Department of Orthopaedic Surgery), Centinela Hospital Medical Center, and Congress Medical Associates.


Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital


Doctorate of Philosophy in Anatomy & Research Methodology

The Union Institute and University, Graduate College

Masters in Business Administration

University of California Los Angeles

Biometry (Biostatistics) Program

University of Southern California

M.S. Physical Therapy

Boston University, Boston, MA

B.S. Biology

Clarke College, Dubuque, Iowa