Marie Baldisseri, MD, MPH, FCCM

Professor of Critical Care Medicine

Contact Information


Administrative Contact:
Joanne Woodson

Education & Training

MS, Biochemical Sciences, Wagner College, 1978
MD, University of Navarra, Spain, 1982
Residency, Internal Medicine, Interfaith Medical Center,1985
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 1987
MPH, Johns Hopkins University, 2014

Research, Clinical & Academic Interests

  • Neurocritical care
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Disaster management
  • Global health

Baldisseri MR, Reed MJ, Wax RS. Critical State of Disaster Preparedness. Crit Care Clin 2019 Oct; 35(4). PMID: 31445617.
Harris GH, Baldisseri MR, Reynolds BR, Orsino AS, Sackrowitz R, Bishop JM. Design for Implementation of a System-Level ICU Pandemic Surge Staffing Plan. Crit Care Explorations. 2020 Jun; 2(6):e0136. PMID: 32695999. PMCID: PMC7314315.
Greer DM, Shemie SD, Lewis A, …Baldisseri M. Determination of Brain Death/Death by Neurologic Criteria: The World Brain Death Project. JAMA. Published online August 03, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.11586
Branson R, Dichter J, Feldman H, Devereaux A, Dries, . . Baldisseri M, et al. The US Strategic National Stockpile Ventilators in Coronavirus Disease Devices 2019: A Comparison of Functionality and Analysis Regarding the Emergency Purchase of 200,000 Devices. Chest. 2020 Sept. doi:10.1016/j. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32971074.  PMCID: PMC7503115.

Co-Director, Neurovascular ICU, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
Program Director, Global Health, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Department Liaison, UPMC Quality and Improvement Initiative Committee
Clinical Associate Professor, Chatham University

Best Doctors in Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Magazine, 2012-2020
Safar Global Health Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2017
Chancellor, American College of Critical Care Medicine, 2016-2017
Distinguished Service Award,Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2018