Professor, Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Neurology & Neurosurgery
Medical Director, Neurovascular ICU, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
Program Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Dr. Shutter’s research focus is the area of traumatic brain injury and advanced monitoring in neurocritical care. She has over 70 research papers and book chapters to her credit. She participated in development of the Brain Trauma Foundation’s Guidelines for Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (2007), the Neurocritical Care Society’s Guidelines on Medical Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (2011) and Management of Status Epilepticus (2012). In recognition of her clinical practice, she was a 2008 recipient of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, presented by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. The award, granted to one faculty member and one graduating medical student at nearly 80 medical schools throughout the United States, recognizes the value of humanism in the delivery of care to patients and their families.