Annie Tita, MD

Research Projects
Motor level as a predictor of functional outcome in adult spina bifida patients. Mentor: Brad Dicianno, MD; Collaborator: John Frampton, MD

The effect of resident fatigue on patient care in the post call setting. Mentor: Maria Twichell, MD; Collaborator: Mary Schmidt, DO.

Why did you choose UPMC residency program?
It's a large and well-rounded program with a wide variety of personal and professional development opportunities. The inpatient rehab units are housed within larger acute care hospitals, which provides a more collaborative work environment and patient care

Career Interests
Clinical: General Rehab, spasticity, and electrodiagnostic testing (EMG/NCS)

Research: quality of life, physician wellness and work/life balance, leadership and administration

Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH

Undergraduate: Denison University, Granville, OH

Hometown: Sylvania, OH

Personal Interests
Cooking, discovering new "foodie" hotspots
traveling to visit friends and see the world