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photo Leslie P. Scheunemann, MD, MPH

Email: lps10@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-692-2362

Contact
Office: 3471 Fifth Ave, Suite 500
Kaufmann Medical Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-692-2362
Fax: 412-692-2370
E-mail: lps10@pitt.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Beverly W. Brady
Address: 3471 Fifth Ave, Suite 500
Kaufmann Medical Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Email: worlba@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-692-2387
Fax: 412-692-2370
Education and Training
Education
BA, Chemistry, North Carolina State University, 2001
BS, Applied Mathematics, Physics, North Carolina State University, 2001
MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2005
MPH, Health Care and Prevention Concentration, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, 2011
Training
Residency, Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina, 2008
Fellow, Geriatric Medicine, University of North Carolina, 2011
Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
Research Interest
An Assistant Professor with dual training in geriatrics and in pulmonary/critical care, Dr. Scheunemann is supported as a Pepper KL2 Scholar within the Geriatric Division’s NIA Pepper Grant. Her research focuses on developing and testing complex interventions to improve physical, cognitive, and psychosocial functioning in older adults who survive critical illness
Publications
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Scheunemann, LP, Skidmore, ER, Reynolds, CF. Post-Intensive Care Syndrome: The Role of Geriatric Psychiatry in Research, Practice, and Policy. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2017; 26(2): 222-223.
Scheunemann, LP, Arnold, RA, White, DB. The Facilitated Values History: Helping Surrogates Make Authentic Decisions for Incapacitated Patients with Advanced Illness. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2012; 186(6): 480-6.
Scheunemann, LP, White, DB. The Ethics and Reality of Rationing in Medicine. Chest. 2012; 140(6): 1625-32.
Carson, SS, Vu, M, Danis, M, Camhi, SL, Scheunemann, LP, Cox, CE, Hanson, LC, Nelson, JE. Development and validation of a printed information brochure for families of chronically critically ill patients. Critical Care Medicine. 2012; 40(1): 73-8.
Sponsored Research/Activities
Title: Pittsburgh Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Role: National Institute of Aging
Funding Agency: National Institute of Health/ National Institute of Aging
Grant Number: P30 AG024827
Start Year: 2016
End Year: 2019
Title: Deploying Interventions to Prevent Delirium and Improve the Care of
Role: Investigator
Funding Agency: Beckwith Foundation
Start Year: 2017
End Year: 2018
Title: Communicating with Surrogate Decision Makers about Incapacitated ICU Patients' Values
Role: National Institute of Aging
Funding Agency: National Institute of Health/ National Institute of Aging
Grant Number: F32 AG047806-02A1
Start Year: 2014
End Year: 2016
Title: Translational Training Program in Pulmonary Biology and Medicine
Role: Post Doctoral Scholar
Funding Agency: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Grant Number: T32 HL007563-27
Start Year: 2014
End Year: 2014
Title: Experimental Therapeutics in Critical Illness
Role: Post Doctoral Scholar
Funding Agency: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Grant Number: T32 HL007820-16A1 (MPI)
Start Year: 2013
End Year: 2014