Ron Loeppke, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM is Vice-Chairman of U.S. Preventive Medicine (USPM), and serves as co-chair of the company’s International Advisory Board. USPM provides primary, secondary and tertiary prevention services for all size employers, health plans, and government entities as well as directly to consumers.
Dr. Loeppke has over 30 years of clinical and physician executive experience in the Occupational Health, Preventive Medicine and Medical Management arenas. He has provided over 200 presentations nationally and internationally as well as authored numerous articles and book chapters relating to research studies and initiatives in preventive medicine, employer health and productivity, workplace wellness, occupational health, managed care, quality care improvement, adoption of evidence based medicine, consumer driven healthcare and innovative models of healthcare delivery.
He is Board Certified in Preventive Medicine; Fellowship trained in Occupational Medicine and is a Fellow of both the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and the American College of Preventive Medicine, (ACPM). Dr. Loeppke is Vice-President of ACOEM as well as a member of the Board of Directors of ACOEM. He also serves as Co-Chairman of the ACOEM Section on Health and Productivity, which is actively involved in defining and establishing measurement criteria for research in health and productivity and best practice case studies in workplace wellness.
Dr. Loeppke was the Founder, CEO and President of the Health and Productivity Corporation of America (HPCA), headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee. HPCA provided health and productivity enhancement services to employers for their employees, dependants, and retirees. In 2003, HPCA was acquired by CorSolutions where Dr. Loeppke became the EVP and Chief Strategic Officer. CorSolutions was then acquired by Matria (a publicly traded healthcare company) in 2006, whereupon he continued his role as EVP and Chief Strategic Officer. Alere (also a publicly traded healthcare company) then acquired Matria in 2008, where Dr. Loeppke became the EVP of Health and Productivity Strategy.
Dr. Loeppke was also previously the Chief Medical Officer of PhyCor, Inc., a publicly traded healthcare company with over 25,000 affiliated physicians and $1.3 billion in annual revenue, at its peak. Dr. Loeppke also founded and was President of Corporate Health and Medical Programs, Inc., which contracted with over 2000 employers (including Kodak, Hewlett Packard, Teledyne Waterpik, Anheuser Busch, ConAgra) for onsite occupational health and preventive medicine services as well as consulting Medical Director services.
He was also the Chairman of the Department of Occupational Health and Preventive Medicine providing clinical and consultative services at the Greeley Medical Clinic, a large multispecialty physician group practice in Colorado. Dr. Loeppke was on the medical staff of the Occupational Medicine section of the National Jewish Hospital and Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine in Denver, Colorado.