Central Administration

Central Administrative Areas
Department Administrator
Assistant Administrator
Post-Award Accounting
Pre-Award Submissions, Grants & Contracts
Billing Office
UPP Finance
UPP, SoM Payroll & Special Projects
Residency Program
BST Central Administration
IT Support

Department Administrator

Brian Rudolph, MHA/MBA - Department Administrator
Oversees all functional Administrative operations of Department, including Revenue Cycle, Payroll, HR, Clinical (UPP) Finances, University Finances, Pre and Post-Award areas and contractual relationships of Department.
Email: rudolphb@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-648-9466
Fax: 412-648-1916
Address: S419 BST, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Assistant Administrator

Mary Lou Benedetti - Assistant Administrator
Oversees University Pre and Post-Award and associated administrative operations of Department, including planning and budgeting, payroll, HR, financial oversight, reporting and contractual relationships.
Email: benedettim@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-683-7576
Fax: 412-802-6064
Address: A712 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Post-Award Research Accounting

Brad O'Malley - Research Accounting Manager
Manages the Department's University Purchasing and Post-Award Accounting functions. Provides analysis and support for all faculty research and restricted accounts.
Email: omalleybm@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-802-6093
Fax: 412-802-6064
Address: A716 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Grace Crawford - Post Award and Purchasing Support
Processes the Department's growing volume of University purchase orders, as well as assisting with research accounting reconciliations and SPAR maintenance for faculty and staff.
Email: wahlgl@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-802-6041
Fax: 412-802-6064
Address: A712.1 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Daniel McDonald - Post Award Financial Analyst
Provides analysis and support on faculty research and restricted accounts and assists with University Purchasing policies and procedures.
Email: mcdonalddr@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-802-6042
Fax: 412-802-6064
Address: A712.1 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Alicia Procacina - Post Award Financial Analyst
Provides analysis and support on faculty research and restricted accounts and assists with University Purchasing policies and procedures.
Email: procacinaa@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-802-6037
Fax: 412-802-6064
Address: A712.1 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Pre-Award Submissions, Grants & Contracts

Vida George - Pre-Award Grants Administration
Assists Department faculty with grant submissions, contracts, and sponsored projects.
Email: georgev@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-683-7555
Fax: 412-802-6064
Address: A711.3 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Billing Office

Debbie Kushner - Revenue Cycle and Coding Manager
Responsible for Department's clinical revenue cycle, billing and coding operations. Also handles consult billing and manages the Department's billing committee.
Email: kushnerdl@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-442-9625
Fax: 412-432-4313
Address: Harbor Gardens, Suite O324, 1650 Metropolitan Street, Pittsburgh PA 15223

UPP Finance

Tom Wash - Controller
Manages Pathology's UPP Clinical Finances, including budget development, expense authorization, new account setup and capital acquisition.
Email: washtl@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-648-2348
Fax: 412-648-1916
Address: S416 BST, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Maribeth Ellias - Financial Analyst
Responsible for UPP Purchasing and Expense processing, including purchase orders, distributions, and travel and business reimbursements. Also handles Shared Services and account invoices.
Email: elliasm@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-648-2306
Fax: 412-648-9691
Address: S414 BST, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

UPP, SoM Payroll & Special Projects

John Moretti - Project Manager
Manages Department's special projects, complex data analysis and financial reports on the web. Responsible for processing and tracking physician compensation, malpractice and employment agreements. Oversees Department Payroll operations and visa processing.
Email: morettijd@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-383-5940
Fax: 412-648-1916
Address: S417 BST, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Carolyn Nolte - Payroll Coordinator
Processes all Department faculty and staff payroll and HR issues, both University and UPP. Initiates and processes all faculty and staff payroll forms.
Email: noltecr@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-648-1038
Fax: 412-648-9038
Address: S418 BST, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

BST Central Administration

Chris Szalkuski - Assistant to the Chairman
Coordinates faculty affairs of Department, including Faculty Reappointments, evaluations, new recruit offer letters, and ECU data. Also responsible for Chairmanís schedule, Department Newsletter, and Department Seminars.
Email: szalkuskict@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-648-1040
Fax: 412-648-9846
Address: S410 BST, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Judy Nestico - Academic Manager
Provides general office management support to Pathology's Central Administration functions; recredentialing, enrollment, and hospital reappointments, lab moves and space coordination, and scheduling of work study students.
Email: nesticojc@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-648-9466
Fax: 412-648-1916
Address: S417 BST, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Tara Rohall - Administrative Coordinator
Works directly for the Division Director of Experimental Pathology and is also responsible for coordinating the administrative needs of the Department's Graduate Program, PPRTP, and SURP Programs.
Email: rohallta@upmc.edu
Experimental Pathology Telephone: 412-624-3507
Graduate Program Telephone: 412-648-2354
Fax: 412-648-1916
Address: S417 BST, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Shannon Hozinec - Administrative Assistant
Provides central office support functions, including call direction, scheduling appointments and general supply orders.
Email: hozinecsl@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-648-9550
Fax: 412-648-1916
Address: S417 BST, 200 Lothrop Street , Pittsburgh , PA 15261

Residency Program

Trevor Macpherson, MD - Residency Program Director
Physician Director of Pathology's clinical residency and fellowship programs.
Email: tmacpherson@mail.magee.edu
Telephone: 412-802-6013
Fax: 412-802-6079
Address: A711.2 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Trish Zrimsek - Residency Program Coordinator
Manages daily operations of Departmental programs in the mission area of biomedical training and education. Provides administrative support and oversight to all Department residents and fellows.
Email: zrimsekpl@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-802-6013
Fax: 412-802-6079
Address: A711.2 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh , PA 15261

Academic Computing Services

Fang He - Systems Analyst - Department LAN Administrator
Provides PC and software application support to all Department faculty and staff. Assists with purchasing of computing equipment and maintenance of Department website.
Email: fanghe@pitt.edu
Telephone: 412-648-2183
Fax: 412-383-9594
Address: S758B Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Jeffrey McHugh - Project Manager
Manages digital pathology informatics projects.
Email: mchughjs@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-864-1362
Fax: 412-802-6964
Address: 120A, 4601 Baum Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Thomas Harper - Senior Programmer
Develops digital pathology informatics applications and websites.
Email: harperth@upmc.edu
Telephone: 412-864-1353
Fax: 412-802-6964
Address: 116A, 4601 Baum Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15232