Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care Providers and Staff

Palliative Medicine

Scott H Maurer, MD

Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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Amanda Worf Brown, MD, MS

Division of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Kelly Wolenberg Harris, MD

Division of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Justin Anthony Yu, MD

Division of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Supportive Care

Amanda Worf Brown, MD, MS

Division of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Scott H Maurer, MD

Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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Jill E Majeski, PsyD

Psychologist, Palliative Care, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Psychologist, Trauma Services, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
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Physician Assistants

Alyssa Baker, PA-C
Alicia Kolling, PA-C
Heather Nicole Morgan, PA-C
Kristen Thompson, PA-C 

Clinical Staff 

Laura Rausch, LCSW
Bereavement Coordinator
412-692-3585
rauschlb@upmc.edu

Melanie Szigethy
Coordinator, Sibling Bereavement Camp
412-692-6298
melanie.szigethy@upmc.edu 

Chris Ward, MSW, LSW

Peri-natal Palliative Care

Christine Bishop, MD

Director, Perinatal Supportive Care, UPMC Division of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
UPMC OB-GYN Reproductive Services and Pediatric Supportive Care
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Katherine Joy Ramey, CRNP

Division of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
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Complex Care

Michael Decker, MD

Medical Director, Complex Care Clinic
Division of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Alicia Haupt, MD

Division of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
Division of General Academic Pediatrics
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Jennifer L Baldwin, MD

Division of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Michelle Deneen Watkinson, MD

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Director

Carol May, RN, MSN, MBA, CHPN
412-692-3234

Clinical Staff

Tal Decanini-Levin, CRNP

Brenda Pearlman, RN, BSN
Nurse Coordinator

Jodi Begey, RN, BSN
Staff Nurse

Victoria Aguilar, MSW, LSW
Social Worker

Administrative Staff

Valerie Kerrigan
Paula Faulds