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UPMC Physician Journal: Episode 104

Learn about the new President and CEO; new therapies for TBI in children; innovative interventions for COPD; and care for pregnant women with opioid use disorder.

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Chapter 1: UPMC Announces New Leadership (1:47)

Leslie Davis was unanimously selected by UPMC’s Board of Directors to succeed Jeffrey Romoff as President and CEO. Learn more about Ms. Davis as she steps into this new leadership role.

Chapter 2: Operation Brain Trauma Therapy: Treating TBI in Children (10:25)

Dr. Patrick Kochanek is leading a national consortium called Operation Brain Trauma Therapy to test new therapies for treating traumatic brain injury in children.

Chapter 3: Reducing the Patient Burden of COPD With Device Therapy (8:50)

Hear from Dr. Frank Sciurba about new minimally invasive device therapy interventions to treat COPD. His team of physicians and researchers at UPMC is finding ways to reduce the burden of COPD and improve the lives of patients using these precision approaches.

Chapter 4: A Compassionate Approach to Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy (8:47)

Go inside the Pregnancy Recovery Center at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital and meet the women experiencing life-changing treatment and intervention. This comprehensive program meets the complex needs that come with opioid use disorder in pregnant women.