Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Leadership is a critical part of any successful organization. At Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, our nursing leadership team is comprised of eight 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, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Vice President, Patient Care Services, and Chief Nursing Officer
Heather Ambrose, DNP, RN, CPON, CPN
Director of Nursing
Patricia Bambrick, BSN, MSHS, CPHQ, RN
Senior Director, Quality, Safety, and Accreditation
Paula Eicker, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Senior Director, Transplant Services, Hematology/Oncology and Neurosciences Acute care units 7B, 9B and EMU
Kristen Straka, DNP, RN, CPN, NEA-BC
Senior Director, Ambulatory, Heart Institute, and Rehabilitation Services
Cynthia Valenta, MSN, RN, CNRN
Clinical Director, Critical Care Services
Durae Vincze, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Clinical Director, Acute Medical/Surgical Services
Kristin Vitalone, MBA, BSN, RN, CNOR
Director, Surgery/Anesthesia Services
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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