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UPMC Concussion Survey

New UPMC Survey on Concussion Shows Public Confusion

October 2015 – A recent survey sponsored by UPMC shows that Americans are very concerned about concussions but are also poorly informed about concussion management and treatment. The survey results HERE, are some of the first ever done since sports concussion have been highlighted by the media. “This survey highlights the myths about concussion and […]

Rethink Concussions

Results of UPMC Sponsored Concussion Meeting

Oct. 15-16, 2015 –  UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program recently hosted one of the largest meeting of concussion experts with the purpose to develop best practice guidelines for concussion management.   The meeting participants  proposed standard guidelines on the best practices, protocols and active therapies for treating concussions today.  Dr Joseph Maroon is the Co-Director to the […]

Creativity, Adversity and Balance Lecture by Dr Joseph Maroon

 Presented on Sept 18 2015.  This Lecture was presented at the St Barnabas Health System 29th Annual CEO Conference entitled Innovate or Stagnate.  Presented as the Keynote Address by Neurosurgeon, Health and Fitness Expert and Triathlon Athlete Dr Joseph Maroon, he summarises his own life experiences as examples of overcoming adversity as an opportunity for growth. […]

Dr Joseph Maroon Featured in Indiana University Alumni Article

.Indiana University Alumni Magazine this month features an article on one of their most distinguished alumni, Dr Joseph Maroon.  The article written by Stephanie Kuzydym, entitled Indispensable IMPACT, is a play on words based on ImPACT, the concussion test he co-developed, and one of his favorite poems, the Indispensable Man.  The article reviews Dr Maroon’s […]

Dr Joseph Maroon Begins Another Season as Neurosurgical Consultant to Pittsburgh Steelers

August 9, 2015 Canton, Ohio.  As the Pittsburgh Steelers start their 2015-16 season with a preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings,  Dr Joseph Maroon looks forward to another year as neurosurgical consultant for the team.  Following his work with local high school teams in the Pittsburgh area, to help reduce an alarmingly high incidence of spinal […]

Muncie IM 2015

Dr. Joseph Maroon Takes Second Place and Qualifies for World Half Triathlon Championship

Press Release – July 11 2015, Ironman 70.3, Muncie Indiana  Dr. Joseph Maroon, clinical professor of neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience recently participated in the Ironman race in Muncie, Indiana.  This is a triathlon consisting of a 1.2 mile lake swim, a 56 mile bike and a […]