Dr. Lori Zitelli joined the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) audiology department in 2012. She became managing audiologist in 2021. She received her clinical doctorate in audiology from the University of Pittsburgh.

She is a part-time lab instructor at the University of Pittsburgh and teaches a Clinical Procedures Lab for first year AuD students. Her special interests include amplification, evaluation and treatment of tinnitus/decreased sound tolerance, clinical education, clinical research, and interventional audiology. She is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and enjoys volunteering for this organization.