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Maroon Launches 2nd Edition of Square One
Health and sports medicine expert releases second edition of popular book that provides a simple guide to leading a balanced life. Read more>
BCI Patient Featured in New Yorker
Article details how Univ of Pittsburgh doctors helped paralyzed patient use brain-controlled interface device to control a prosthetic arm. Read more >
McDowell Appointed PAMED Delegate
Fifth-year resident appointed to Pennsylvania Medical Society advocacy society representing physicians and patients from Allegheny County. Read more>
Maroon Discusses Prayer in Healing
Health and fitness expert talks about the power of prayer in helping patients reduce stress prior to surgery in forward.com article. Read more >
Friedlander Elected to National Academy
Department chair one of 85 new members to National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Read more>
Lunsford Named Recipient of Patient Award
Internationally recognized authority on stereotactic surgery named UPMC Excellence in Patient Experience Award winner as rated by patients. Read more>
Agarwal Authors Neuro Fundamentals Book
Fifth-year resident compiles portable reference source for residents and medical students providing a one-stop roadmap to a neurosurgical career. Read more>
BCI Team Awarded Major NIH Grants
Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara's brain computer interface team awarded over $8 million in grants to continue research to help paralyzed patients. Read more>
Agarwal Selected For CNS Fellows Program
Fifth-year resident chosen to participate in 2019-20 Congress of Neurological Surgeons neurosurgeons-in-training governance program. Read more>
Shazier Recognizes Maroon, Okonkwo
Pittsburgh Steeler Ryan Shazier thanks trauma experts for their role in his recovery after receiving Bettis Foundation Courage Award. Read more >