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Lunsford Receives Prestigious Award
Stereotactic surgery expert named 2017 recipient of the Herbert Olivecrona Award from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Read more>
Okonkwo Featured in Inside Science
Series of American Institute of Physics articles and videos discuss traumatic brain injury and concussion prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Read more>
Maroon Guests on KDKA-TV
Health and sports medicine expert talks about diet, coping with stress during the holidays and leading a balance life on Pittsburgh Today Live. Read more >
Okonkwo Featured in Pitt News
Article talks about how high definition fiber tracking is helping doctors understand the complex wiring of the brain. Read more >
Pitt Team Ties for First in SANS Challenge
Goldschmidt, Gandhoke, Sekula finish tied for first in annual CNS quiz competition, but Ohio State comes out on top in sudden death finish. Read more>
Friedlander Receives Key to City
Danbury, Conn. presents key to city to department chairman as grateful appreciation for lifesaving treatment of mayor Mark D. Boughton. Read more>
Stone Wins UPMC Safety Award
Resident wins Medical Education Award for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement for poster on reduction in ventriculostomy associated infections. Read more>
Stroke Survivor Featured on WTAE-TV
AVM survivor Alessandra Crivelli utilizes art therapy at UPMC Aneurysm Support Group to help others in their recovery and coping process. Read more >
Maroon Helps Provide Insight on Concussion Management to U.S. House Committee
Team neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers among a group of team officials providing insight on NFL commitment to player health and safety. Read more>
McDowell Elected to AANS YNC
Young Neurosurgeons Committee helps develop future leaders of neurosurgery, providing a forum to impact the direction of the specialty. Read more>