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Left to right: Mary Kruth, Denise Scholl, Ashley Ryman, Dan Unikel, Barbara Early, Andrew Jockers, Pam Fazio, Pete Adams, Stacy Stull, Meghan Buck, Mary Stefanick


Multidisciplinary Acute Care Research Organization (MACRO)




Committed to facilitating clinical research led by dedicated investigators in an ethical, regulatory compliant, and fiscally sound manner.




Recent News

ProACT Expands to UPMC Mercy

On June 11, 2015, MACRO Research Assistants (RA) started to screen and enroll in ProACT (Procalcitonin AntibioticConsensus Trial). Since opening, there have been nine enrollments.  Drs. Heather Prunty & Brian Suffoletto are spearheading ProACT at Mercy. Megan Buhay will assist as the lead RA with MACRO coordinator, Denise Scholl... Read more.




Study of Tranexamic Acid during Air Medical Prehospital Transport (STAAMP) Trial

STAAMP is a multi-center, DOD-funded, prospective, randomized, blinded, controlled interventional trial over 3 years focusing on patients with concern for bleeding who are transported via air medical transport to definitive care... Read more.



ACRP 2015 Global Conference & Exhibition

Peter Adams and Stacy Stull presented their poster The MACRO Research Assistant Program: A Winning Solution for Acute Care Research and Undergraduate Students at the ACRP 2015 Global Conference & Exhibition in Salt Lake City, UT... Read more.






Mad Mex Benefit Dinner

On June 9th, MACRO held a benefit dinner for Pitt undergraduate Research Assistants (RA) at Mad Mex in Shadyside... Read more.







Enrollment Update 

Apr. 29, 2015 - MACRO Coordinators/Clinical Research Interns have enrolled patients in 6 of our studies over the last week and a half.  Studies included ATACH II, GRAIL, Progress, Silver AMI, ProACT and PAMPer (see Actively Recruiting Studies for a brief description on each study).

MACRO enrolls 24/7, even on weekends! Clinician referrals always appreciated!