The Senior Nursing Staff at Children's

Leadership is a critical part of any successful organization. At Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, our nursing leadership team is comprised of four highly experienced individuals all uniquely qualified to handle their respective responsibilities.

To learn more about Children's talented leadership team, view their individual dossiers below:

Diane Hupp, RN, MSN
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

Patricia L. Giampa, RN
Clinical Director, Acute Care Nursing and Quality

Deborah Lesniak, RN, MS
Clinical Director, Emergency Services and Critical Care Services

Cynthia Valenta, RN MSN
Clinical Director, Critical Care Services