News

Richardson Discusses Epilepsy on KDKA Radio
Director of Epilepsy and Movement Disorders Surgery talks about epilepsy treatment on KDKA Radio Morning News Show. Read more>
Maroon Addresses Navy SEALs
Provides lecture on concussions, nutrition and post-traumatic stress as part of the group’s Special Warfare Command Resiliency Program. Read more>
Maroon Quoted in PG Health Article
Health and sports expert comments on research study noting potential benefits of turmeric. Read more >
Maroon Featured on SportingKid Live
Concussion expert explains why youth football has never been safer in Q and A on National Alliance for Youth Sports website. Read more >
Maroon Helps Make The Crucible a Success
Three-day, 70-mile extreme hike raises over $71,000 for Checkpoint, a local online service developed to help area veterans and military families. Read more>
Hamilton Named to ESJ Advisory Board
Scoliosis, adult spinal deformity and trauma expert named to advisory board of the European Spine Journal. Read more>
Friedlander Hosts Crown Prince and Princess of Serbia for Telemedicine Fundraiser
Dinner helps raise over $25,000 for telemedicine program linking UPMC’s experts with doctors in Serbia. Read more >
Wecht Patient Featured in Post-Gazette
Article talks about delicate brain surgery and rehab to help teenager recover from dangerous vascular malformation on the brain. Read more >
Fernandez-Miranda Awarded Major NIH Grant
Director of the department’s Fiber Tractography Lab receives grant in support of project studying language connectivity pathways and neuroplasticity in aphasic stroke patients. Read more>
Department Nurse Creates Credentialing App
Steven Benso creates app for nurses to help track and manage licenses, certifications, clearances, continuing education and other vital documents. Read more>