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Andrea Ibarra, MD, MS

  • Assistant Professor
  • Chair, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Acceptance (IDEA) Committee, UPMC Anesthesiology Residency Program

    Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Institute for Clinical Research Education, Master of Science in Clinical Research (MS)
  • T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
  • Anesthesiology Residency, UPMC
  • MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • BA, Hunter College, City University of New York
Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests

Dr. Ibarra’s research has focused on perioperative and perinatal outcomes among those with cardiovascular disease. Her current research investigates how hypertensive disorders of pregnancy affect cognition as well as the role of disparities in these outcomes. Dr. Ibarra’s clinical and academic interests include diversity, equity, and inclusion in health care.

Research Grants
  • Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Award Program (PI: Ibarra), 2021-2023
  • National Institutes of Health, Loan Repayment Program, L30AG082312 (PI: Ibarra), The Effect of Preeclampsia on Cognitive Function, 2022-2024
  • ASA Professional Diversity Mentoring Grant program (PI:Ibarra), 2022-2023
  • Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology/Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research, Mentored Research Training Grant, (PI: Ibarra), Longitudinal Cognitive Evaluation Before and After Delivery Among Women with Preeclampsia, 2023-2025