2.2 million people in the metro area – known as the Queen City and home to the Reds and the Bengals – Cincinnati enjoys a mix of health services and clinical research firms. Big players include an Ethicon Endo-Surgery facility and Medpace. Innovators include PatientPoint, Health Carousel, IncludeHealth and CTI Clinical Trials. Primary health systems are TriHealth, Cincinnati Children’s, UC Health, Bon Secours, St. Elizabeth’s and Mercy. The University of Cincinnati School of Medicine dates to 1819.