James “Chip” Black, Co-Founder
James “Chip” Black, one of National Physiatry’s founders, was born in Brunswick, Maine, attended public schools there and graduated from Williams College and the Harvard Business School. He came to Florida and became involved in many business and civic activities. In addition, his consulting business included assignments from a local pathology laboratory during which he became familiar with the revolution in the medical services business. Chip continues to serve on the board of the Thelma Gibson Health Initiative. The founding of National Physiatry fulfills one of Chip’s objectives, and that is to help create a collaborative environment to improve medical outcomes while reducing medical costs.