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UPMC Stroke Institute

UPMC Stroke Institute  |  PUH C 400 |  200 Lothrop Street  |  Pittsburgh, PA 15213 | 

Pitt Neurology Stroke / UPMC Stroke Institute / SLUHN Stroke

University of Pittsburg - Stroke
UPMC Stroke Institute
SLHN - Stroke

The UPMC Stroke Institute was formed in 1995 as a subspecialty within the Department of Neurology at the University of Pittsburgh.  The primary practice setting exists in a 760 bed academic medical center.  In 2006, a Hub and Spoke telestroke network was established and has expanded to include 21 spoke hospitals.   Our participation and ability to recruit study patients in large national clinical research trials in stroke is well established.  


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Principal Investigator

Marcelo Rocha, MD PhD
Associate Director of Clinical Research
UPMC Stroke institute
Assistant Professor of Neurology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Director, Neurosonology Laboratory
C-400 PUH
200 Lothrop Street,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
PH: 412-647-8080
FX: 412-647-8445

Areas of Interest: Management, diagnosis and prevention of acute stroke.
Clifton Calloway, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Executive Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Ronald D. Steward Endowed Chair of Emergency Medicine Research
Iroquois Building – Suite 400A
3600 Forbes Avenue
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
(412) 647-3078
Areas of Interest: EMS recognition and triage of acute stroke, Regionalization of stroke care, Targeted temperature management for brain injury, including ischemic brain injury

Dana Cummings, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Child Neurology, Department of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director- Pediatric Stroke Program
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(412) 692-5520
Areas of Interest: pediatric stroke, recovery and rehabilitation, Acute ischemic stroke treatment.

Steven Graham, MD, PhD
Connolly Family Chair in the Stroke Institute
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology
South 517 BS, 3500 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412 648-3299
Areas of Interest: Neuroinflammation, Apoptosis, Neurorehabilitation

Project Managers

Jason Weimer
Program Coordinator
NIH StrokeNet
University of Pittsburgh
UPMC Stroke Institute
200 Lothrop Street, PUH, C-400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 PH: 412-647-5615
 FX: 412-647-8445

Names and Addresses of affiliated Satellites/Performance Sites:

UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pitttsburgh
One Children's Hospital Drive
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

UPMC Shadyside
5230 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

UPMC Mercy
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

UPMC Passavant
9100 Babcock Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

2775 Mosside Boulevard
Monroeville, PA 15146

UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

UPMC McKeesport
1500 Fifth Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132

UPMC Northwest
100 Fairfield Drive
Seneca, PA 16346

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

UPMC Altoona
620 Howard Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

UPMC Hamot
201 State Street
Erie, PA 16550

UPMC Harrisburg
111 South Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

St. Luke’s University Health Network
801 Ostrum Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015


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