Lori Shutter, MD, FNCS, FCCM

  • Vice Chair of Education
  • Division Chief, Neurocritical Care, Department of Critical Care Medicine & Neurology
  • Director, Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program, Department of Critical Care Medicine
  • Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship Training Program, Department of Critical Care Medicine
  • Medical Director, Neurovascular & Neurotrauma Intensive Care Units
  • Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Neurology and Neurosurgery

    Education & Training

  • BA, Biology, Texas Lutheran College, 1980
  • BHS, Physical Therapy, University of Florida, 1981
  • MD, Emory University, 1990
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Alabama Hospital, 1991
  • Residency, Neurology, University of Alabama Hospital, 1992
  • Residency, Neurology, Emory University Hospitals, 1993
  • Fellowship, Neurorehabilitation Research, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, 1999
  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, 2001
Fellow; Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM), 2015
Presidential Citation, Neurocritical Care Society, 2019
Nominee, Society of Critical, Care Medicine Shubin–Weil Master Clinician/Teacher: Excellence In Bedside Teaching Award, 2017
Nominee, UPMC Presbyterian Physician Champion of Nursing, 2018
Presidential Citation, Neurocritical Care Society, 2019, 2020, 2021
Representative Publications

Chesnut RM, Aguilera S, Buki A, Bulger EM, Citerio G, Cooper DJ, Arrastia RD, Diringer M, Figaji A, Gao G, Geocadin RG, Ghajar J, Harris O, Hawryluk GWJ, Hoffer A, Hutchinson P, Joseph M, Kitagawa R, Manley G, Mayer S, Menon DK, Meyfroidt G, Michael DB, Oddo M, Okonkwo DO, Patel MB, Robertson C, Rosenfeld JV, Rubiano AM, Sahuquillo J, Servadei F, Shutter L, Stein DM, Stocchetti N, Taccone FS, Timmons SD, Tsai EC, Ullman JS, Videtta W, Wright DW, Zammit C. Perceived Utility of Intracranial Pressure Monitoring in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Seattle International Brain Injury Consensus Conference Consensus-Based Analysis and Recommendations. Neurosurgery. 2023 May 12. doi: 10.1227/neu.0000000000002516. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37171175.

Pease M, Mallela AN, Elmer J, Okonkwo DO, Shutter L, Barot N, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Castellano JF. Association of Posttraumatic Epilepsy With Long-term Functional Outcomes in Individuals With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurology. 2023 May 9;100(19):e1967-e1975. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000207183. Epub 2023 Mar 22. PMID: 36948595; PMCID: PMC10186228.

Shapshak AH, Shutter L. Neurocritical Care Education in the United States. Crit Care Clin. 2023 Jan;39(1):29-46. doi: 10.1016/j.ccc.2022.07.004. Epub 2022 Oct 13. PMID: 36333035.

Bernard F, Barsan W, Diaz-Arrastia R, Merck LH, Yeatts S, Shutter LA. Brain Oxygen Optimization in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (BOOST-3): a multicentre, randomised, blinded-endpoint, comparative effectiveness study of brain tissue oxygen and intracranial pressure monitoring versus intracranial pressure alone. BMJ Open. 2022 Mar 10;12(3):e060188. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-060188. PMID: 35273066; PMCID: PMC8915289.

To see the full List of Publications: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=Shutter+L&sort=date


Research Interests
  • Clinical research for management of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Neurocritical care – development of clinical guidelines / protocols, programmatic development, and standardization of training programs
  • Critical care education
  • Interface between neurological specialties and critical care medicine