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Claudia  M.  Roth, PhD

  • ​Vice President of Behavioral Health, UPMC
  • CEO, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

​Claudia M. Roth, Ph.D., has been president and CEO of Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) and vice president of Behavioral Health for UPMC since 2003.  Previously, she served as vice president of operations for WPIC, functioning as the second in command for more than a decade, and in a variety of other administrative, clinical and research positions since joining WPIC in 1986.

Dr. Roth has played a key role in the development of UPMC Behavioral Health, which operates the largest clinical service system serving western Pennsylvania, with nationally renowned WPIC as the flagship provider and more than 50 other locations.

A native of Pittsburgh, Dr. Roth received a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology, a Master of Science degree in psychiatric social work, and doctoral degrees in public health administration and clinical psychology, all from the University of Pittsburgh.


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