People

Ronald K. Poropatich, MD, MS

CMMR Director Ronald Poropatich, MD, MS, is a retired U.S. Army colonel and Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine.

Ann Gleeson, MS

CMMR Managing Director Ann Gleeson, MS, has extensive experience as a policy analyst and administrator in regenerative medicine research.

Philip C. Spinella, MD, FCCM

Dr. Philip C. Spinella, is the Associate Medical Director for the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Military Medcine Research.  In conjunction, Dr. Spinella is Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine and the Co-Director, Trauma and Transfusion Medicine Research Center (TTMRC) at the University of Pittsburgh.  

Peter L. Strick, PhD

CMMR Associate Director Peter L. Strick, PhD, is a Distinguished Professor of Neurobiology, senior research scientist at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, and co-director of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition.

Michael R. Pinsky, MD CM, Dr hc, FCCP, MCCM

CMMR Clinical Initiatives Advisor, Michael R. Pinsky, MD CM, Dr hc, FCCP, MCCM, is a Professor of Critical Care Medicine with secondary appointments in Cardiovascular Diseases, Clinical & Translational Science, Anesthesiology and Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh.