Michael Shullo is the Associate Director of Cardiac Transplantation and Director of Pharmacotherapy for the Artifical Heart program in the UPMC Advanced Heart Failure Program. His clinical practice interests include Solid Organ Transplantation, immunology, immunosuppression and cardiovascular drug therapy.
Dr. Shullo received his Bachelors of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in 1995 and 1997 respectively. He then completed his residency training in 1998, also at the University of Pittsburgh. Upon completion of the Pharmacy Practice Residency he joined the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, first as a Clinical Instructor in 1998 promoted to an Assistant Professor in 2000 and Associate professor in 2012.
Dr. Shullo's academic interests in teaching are focused on producing pharmacists with the educational foundation and clinical skills to be lifelong contributors to the profession of pharmacy. He employs an active learning method to educate students in multiple areas of the curriculum. Dr. Shullo is also a preceptor of a full complement of clerkship students and residents in the area of Transplantation.
Dr. Shullo's research interests include immunosuppressive therapies, and clinical outcomes in solid organ transplantation and mechanical support