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Chenell Donadee, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Assistant ICU Director, ICU UPMC Mercy Hospital


Admin Assistant: Michelle Brungo


Education Degree Year Field
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School   2012-Present Healthcare Leadership and Management
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Fellow 2008-2011 Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Maryland Medical Center Resident 2005-2008 Internal Medicine
The Ohio State University School of Medicine MD 2001-2005  
The University of Notre Dame BS 1997-2001 Biological Sciences




8/2011 - Present               University of Pittsburgh                                                   Assistant Professor
                                                School of Medicine                                                        Critical Care Medicine
7/2012 – Present              UPMC Mercy Hospital                                                     Assistant Director, Medical ICU


Specialty Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine                                                                     2008
American Board of Internal Medicine/ Pulmonary Disease                               2011
American Board of Internal Medicine/Critical Care Medicine                            2012


Medical or Other Professional Licensure:
Pennsylvania Medical License (MD436667)                                                             Renewed 12/2012
Federal DEA License (FD1313775)                                                                             Renewed 6/2012
ACLS recertification                                                                                                         Renewed 9/2012


American Thoracic Society                                                                                         2008 - Present
Society of Critical Care Medicine                                                                               2008 - Present
American College of Chest Physicians                                                                   2008 - Present


AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Development Seminar, Denver, CO                                 July 2013
ACGME Key Clinical Faculty, University of Pittsburgy Fellowship program                               2013- Present
ACCP Fundamentals of Critical Care Ultrasonography Course                                                April 2012
Course Director, Critical Care Fellow Bronch Workshop, University of Pittsburgh                2012 - Present
Instructor, Critical Care Fellow Mock Oral Boards, University of Pittsburgh                             2012 - Present
Fellowship Selection Committee, University of Pittsburgh                                                          2012 - Present
Director, ARDS Mechanical Ventilator Protocol for UPMC  Mercy                                               2012
Co- Developed  ICU Curriculum for Residents at UPMC Mercy,  Pittsburgh PA                     2011- Current
Lead Developer, Forearm Blood Flow Study Unit at University of Pittsburgh                          2009
Instructor for Resident MICU Lecture Series, University of Pittsburgh                                      2009 - 2011
Instructor for Medical Student Pulmonary Course, University of Pittsburgh                             2009 - 2011
Instructor for CVC Resident Course, University of Pittsburgh                                                     2008 - 2011
Resuscitation Committee, University of Maryland Medical Center                                             2005 - 2008
Graduated “Magna Cum Laude” from The University of Notre Dame                                        2001
Verma V,  Donadee C,  Gomez L,  and Zaretskaya M, "Non-Alcoholic Wernicke’s Encephalopathy Associated with Unintentional Weight Loss, Cholecystectomy, and Intractable Vomiting: The Role of Dual Thiamine and Corticosteroid Therapy",  Case Reports in Neurological Medicine – notice that it was accepted for publication  12/2013
Donadee C, Raat NJ, Kanias T, Tejero J, Lee JS, Kelley EE, Zhao X, Liu C, Reynolds H, Azarov I, Frizzell S, Meyer EM, Donnenberg AD, Qu L, Triulzi D, Kim-Shapiro DB, Gladwin MT. Nitric oxide scavenging by red blood cell microparticles and cell-free hemoglobin as a mechanism for the red cell storage lesion. Circulation. 2011 Jul 26;124(4):465-76.
Donadee CL, Gladwin MT.  “Hemodialysis Hyperhemolysis. A novel mechanism of endothelial dysfunction and cardiovascular risk?” J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Feb2;55(5):460-2.
Risbano M, Barge S, Badlam J, Donadee CTriulzi D, Kim-Shapiro DB, Gladwin MT. Human Forearm Blood Flow Model of the Nitric Oxide Storage Lesion in Banked Blood.” We have enrolled healthy human volunteers for infusion of 5 and 42 days old autologous blood into a human forearm blood flow model to study the effects of old versus new stored blood on the vascular endothelium
Risbano M, Barge S, Badlam J, Donadee C, Triulzi D, Kim-Shapiro DB, Gladwin MT, Long-term and Acute Effect of Autologous Intra-arterial Blood Infusion on Forearm Blood Flows. San Francisco, CA. USA. American Thoracic Society, May 18-23, 2012.
Cavaretta, J., Donadee, C., Gladwin, M.T., Lee, J.S. and Kelley, E.E., Iron-Mediated Free Radical Formation by Aged PRBC Units: Implications for Clinical Transfusion., Free Rad. Biol. Med., 49:S144, 2010.
Azarov, I.; Liu, C.; Reynolds, H.; Lee, J. S.; Donadee, C.; Raat, N. J. H.; Gladwin, M. T.; Kim-Shapiro, D. B. Kinetics of NO reactivity with Micro Vesicle-Encapsulated Hemoglobin. Orlando, FL. USA.: 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine, Nov. 17–21, 2010.