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Maroon Navy Seals June 2015

Dr Joseph Maroon Lectures to Navy SEALS

June 4, 2015 – Joseph C. Maroon, MD., clinical professor of neurosurgery and Heindl Scholar in neuroscience recently was the guest of the Navy SEALs Special Warfare Command Resiliency Program.  Intensive training and discipline builds a breed of war fighters who pride themselves in physical, mental and emotional toughness that is critical to their missions.  […]

Natural Antiinflammatory

Dr Joseph Maroon Interviewed on Health Benefits of Turmeric

June 2, 2015 –  Dr Joseph Maroon was recently interviewed by reporter David Templeton of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette which appeared today in the article entitled, Research points to health benefits of turmeric. Dr Maroon has been an advocate of natural products for many years and has a particular interest in the health benefits of turmeric.  Turmeric […]

Telemedicine

New Technology will Change Sideline Concussion Management

Recognizing the need for improved concussion prevention and management in youth sports several technology companies have developed new tools to help improve the safety of contact sports. These tools range from helmet sensors for measuring head impacts to sideline robots that are linked to physicians who can make critical concussion assessments at the moment of injury. […]

Dr Joseph Maroon Publishes Important Findings on Vitamin D and Professional Athletes

On April 30, 2015,  Dr Joseph Maroon, and his team of researchers from UPMC, published their results of a study on vitamin D levels in professional athletes.  The study investigated vitamin D levels in 80 professional football players and found only 25 (31%) had adequate vitamin D levels. In addition, they reported that of the African […]

Maroon on NFL Total Access

Dr Joseph Maroon Responses to NFL Player Retirement

March 18, 2015 – Dr Joseph Maroon was asked by ESPN, NFL Channel and other media outlets to comment on San Francisco 49er’s linebacker Chris Borland’s intentions to retire due to his fear of brain injury from football.  Dr Maroon is a noted expert in concussion management and has worked with the Pittsburgh Steelers and […]

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Dr Maroon Featured in Article on Healthy Routines

January 3, 2015 – The TribLIVE website featured Dr Joseph Maroon and several others in the Pittsburgh area who revealed their healthy morning secrets in the article, Get up, get going: Morning routines keep highly effective people on track. The author Rachel Weaver notes, “Whether launching into work before the crack of dawn or cramming in […]

Youth Football

Dr Joseph Maroon Speaks out on Youth Football Risks

January 29 2015 – The Washington Times newspaper has just published neurosurgeons Dr Joseph Maroon and Dr. Julian Bailes op ed letter entitled – Weighing the childhood risks of contact sports -Staying on the sidelines carries far more health danger than getting into the game.  In this letter Drs. Maroon and Bailes discuss how a more balanced […]