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Neurosurgeon Joseph Maroon introduces his new book – Square One A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life

By Joseph Maroon, MD, FACS One of the most important things people learn early on in life is Nothing is Free!  Everything we do, become or want has a cost.  In my latest book, Square One: A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life, I reveal the terrible cost I paid trying to have it all […]


Steelers Announce Funding for Chuck Noll Concussion Foundation

November 17, 2016   The Pittsburgh Steelers team announced today the establishment of The Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research.  As a way to honor the Steelers legendary coach, The Foundation will support continued research and education regarding brain injuries and treatment of sports-related concussions. The Steelers organization has provided an initial contribution of $1 […]


Dr Maroon Participates in Red Bull Sports Performance Conference

September 15, 2016  In addition to being a world renowned neurosurgeon, Dr Joseph Maroon is also a ranked Ironman triathlete who recently took first place at the 70.5 Muncie, IN Ironman.  Dr. Maroon presented today on his experiences as both a neurosurgeon and triathlete at the first inaugural sports performance workshop hosted by Red Bull […]

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ImPACT Neurocognitive Test Obtains FDA Approval

August 22, 2016 –  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been expanding the type and scope of medical related items that fall under its supervision. Several years ago they indicated that neuropsychological tests, including the well established and scientifically validated ImPACT Test (The Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Test), would also be eligible for FDA […]


New Study Shows Omega-3 Even Better for Heart Healing

August 1, 2016, The American Heart Association’s journal Circulation released an article this week that should be a wake up call to thousands of doctors and cardiologists across the country on the benefits of fish oil.   Researchers reported in the journal the results of a study of almost 400 patients who had a recent heart attack.  About […]

Maroon First Place Muncie Ironman July 9 2016

Dr Joseph Maroon Places First at Muncie Ironman and Stresses the Importance of Training and Nutrition

July 9, 2016, Muncie IN.   Dr Joseph Maroon has again placed first in his division at the 2016 70.3 Ironman race in Muncie, IN this weekend.  In temperatures exceeding 90 degree Dr Maroon conquered the 1.2 mile open water swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 mile run to take first place.  Dr Maroon has completed […]

Leardership Award 2016 UPMC Concussion Conference

Dr Maroon Awarded Lifetime Leadership Award for Concussion Research

June 11, 2016 – Drs Joseph Maroon, Julian Bailes and Mark Lovell were awarded the Lifetime Leadership Award for Concussion Research at the Emerging Frontiers in Concussion Conference held this weekend by the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.  The annual concussion conference, entitled: Targeted Evaluation and Active Management (TEAM): An Evidence-Based Approach brings together world leaders in concussion research […]