Leadership of the Richard King Mellon Institute for Pediatric Research

The leaders of the Richard King Mellon Institute for Pediatric Research at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh have experience and expertise as investigators and mentors.

Director

George Kingsley Gittes, MD

Director, Richard King Mellon Institute for Pediatric Research
Benjamin R. Fisher Chair of Pediatric Surgery
Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus and Co-scientific Director, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
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Associate Directors

Joe Carcillo, MD

Carolyn Coyne, PhD

Bernhard Kuhn, MD

Administrative Manager

Brigette Novak

Senior Administrative Assistant

Lisa Summe

Leadership of the Richard King Mellon Institute for Pediatric Research

Leaders from bottom to top: George
Gittes, MD; Carolyn Coyne, PhD; 
Terence Dermody, MD; Bernhard
Kuhn, MD, and Joe Carcillo, MD