In the News Media

2022

Can a Brain Surgeon Operate an Excavator?
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Outdoors with the Morgans
October 30, 2022

Gerry Dulac: Why Kenny Pickett returned to Steelers practice so quickly
(Joseph Maroon, MD; Vincent Miele, MD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
October 21, 2022

Brain injury foundation honors Noll's legacy, makes advances for the future
(Joseph Maroon, MD; David Okonkwo, MD, PhD; Shawn Eagle, PhD)
Piitsburgh Business Times
October 6, 2022

Robert Friedlander Discusses UPMC Neurosurgery
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
WPXI-TV: Our Region's Business
October 2, 2022

Vulnerability in Brain Tumors May Open Door to New Treatments
(Kalil Abdullah, MD)
National Cancer Institute
September 26, 2022

Republicans suggest John Fetterman is too sick to serve. Neurologists call attacks uninformed
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
abcnews.com
September 9, 2022

Concussed Student-Athlete Program leading battle against brain injuries
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Palm Beach Post
September 8, 2022

'An absolute miracle': 9-year-old girl recovering from near-fatal neck injury after skiing accident
(Michael McDowell, MD)
WTAE-TV (Pittsburgh)
September 2, 2022

Over 6 million kids have suffered traumatic brain injuries, many of them girls
(Michael McDowell, MD)
NBC Today.com
August 17, 2022

Chuck Noll Foundation funding research for an easy way to identify concussions
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
nextpittsburgh.com
August 3, 2022

Concussion increases chances of attempted suicide in adolescents, Pitt study finds
(Shawn Eagle, PhD)
Denver Gazette
July 17, 2022

Concussion increases chances of attempted suicide in adolescents, Pitt study finds
(Shawn Eagle, PhD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 16, 2022

External Electrical Stimulation Restores Upper Limb Control of Paralyzed Monkeys
(Marco Capogrosso, PhD)
The Science Times
July 1, 2022

Clinical Trial on Spinal Cord Stimulation
(Marco Capogrosso, PhD)
KDKA 1020 Radio
June 30, 2022

Arm and hand movements are RESTORED in paralyzed monkeys
(Marco Capogrosso, PhD)
London Daily Mail
June 20, 2022

Spinal cord stimulation enables paralysed monkeys to move their arms
(Marco Capogrosso, PhD)
New Scientist
June 30, 2022

UPMC breaks ground on new Presbyterian Hospital building
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
WTAE-TV 4 Action News
June 14, 2022

UPMC CEO Leslie Davis talks about the 3 big hospital projects
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Pittsburgh Business Times
June 14, 2022

At age 82, Joseph Maroon credits oxygen therapy for his triathlon success
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 12, 2022

Sewickley's Joseph Maroon takes 2nd in triathlon at National Senior Games
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
TribLive
May 29, 2022

Pitt algorithm predicts recovery from brain injury
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 15, 2022

Clemson’s Justyn Ross finally gets NFL call, signs with Chiefs
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Charleston Post and Courier
May 2, 2022

After battle with cancer, Maranacook softball player back on field
(Paul Gardner, MD)
Portland Press Herald
May 1, 2022

Machine learning model quickly and accurately predicts outcomes for TBI patients
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Health Imaging
April 26, 2022

Following congenital fusion in his spine, Justyn Ross looks to make NFL history
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
ESPN.com
April 11, 2022

Honoring Dr. Dorothy Klenke Nash, first female neurosurgeon, with a call for more representation
(Dorothy Klenke Nash Lecture)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
April 7, 2022

Steelers neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon recognized with research award
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
TribLive
March 4, 2022

Maroon wins Arthur C. Rettig Award
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
steelers.com
March 4, 2022

Outdoors With The Morgans Visits Dr. Friedlander
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
outdoorswiththemorgans.com
February 2, 2022

2021

What Wendy Rieger learned from Washington
(Pascal Zinn, MD, PhD)
Washington Post
December 27, 2021

Ryan Shazier’s ‘Walking Miracle’ Details Ex-Steelers LB’s Recovery
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
heavy.com
December 14, 2021

How the Power of Positivity Defined the Moments After the Injury That Changed My Life
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD and Joseph Maroon, MD)
theringer.com
November 30, 2021

Ryan Shazier, a walking miracle: Former Steelers LB details journey in new book
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 25, 2021

READE-IONM and its Path to Commercialization
(Partha Thirumala, MD)
healthdataalliance.com
November 24, 2021

The Chuck Noll Foundation Story
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Pittsburgh Steelers Game Day Program
November 14, 2021

Gerry Dulac: Remembering an underrated aspect of Chuck Noll's legacy
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 12, 2021

Wings for Vets nonprofit gives Pittsburgh-area veterans a lift
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 7, 2021

Dr. Joseph C. Maroon: Dr. Freddie Fu, visionary
TribLive
September 29, 2021

Fearless and faithful, Clemson's Justyn Ross is ready to make the most of his second chance
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
cbssports.com
August 26, 2021

New Technology That Makes Brain Surgery Safer
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Living Minute | Health Channel (South Florida PBS)
August 24, 2021

Wendy Rieger: ‘I'm Just Gonna Go Back to Chasing Life'
(Pascal Zinn, MD, PhD)
nbcwashington.com
July 20, 2021

Bicycle helmet best defense against brain injury in an accident
(J. Brad Belotte, MD)
goerie.com
July 18, 2021

Dr. Joseph Maroon of the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
TechVibe Radio
May 7, 2021

Neurotrauma & Critical Care Medicine
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Neurosurgery Podcast
April 25, 2021

Diet, depression and your gut health
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
KDKA Radio Morning Show
March 23, 2021

UPSOM Launches Alba Tull Center for Neuro Imaging and Therapeutics
(Department of Neurosurgery)
Neurology Advisor
February 24, 2021

Carnegie Mellon student participates in own brain surgery
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
WKBN TV-27, Youngstown, Ohio
February 23, 2021

Carnegie Mellon University students participate in their neurosurgery
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Pennsylvania News Today
February 23, 2021

From headache to temporary loss of speech, CMU student participates in her own brain surgery
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 22, 2021

Dr. Robert L. Bailey talks about back and spine issues
(Robert Bailey, MD)
WPXI-TV11 Community Matters
February 9, 2021

Clemson’s run-game solutions, Justyn Ross’ return: Tigers mailbag
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
The Athletic
January 15, 2021

2020

Clemson's Justyn Ross, top NFL prospect, gets 'positive' news from doctor about future
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Greenvile (NC) News
December 14, 2020

Dabo Swinney Expects Clemson WR Justyn Ross to Play Football Again
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Sports Illustrated: Clemson
December 13, 2020

Spinal Cord Injury and Recovery with Ryan Shazier
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
WESA (NPR) The Confluence
December 3, 2020

Before non-invasive brain stimulation becomes widespread, rigorous experiments are needed, researchers say
(Marco Capogrosso, PhD)
UPMC Inside Life Changing Medicine
November 10, 2020

Swinney: Clemson's Ross Clearing Rehab Hurdles, Still Has Ways to Go
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Sports Illustrated: Clemson
October 14, 2020

Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment Now Possible Within 15 Minutes: Study
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
QNews Hub
September 18, 2020

Point-of-care prototype blood test reveals brain injuries in minutes
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
New Atlas
September 18, 2020

Dr. Joseph Maroon honored with UPMC Clinician of Courage Award
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
TribLive
September 10, 2020

Maroon receives Clinician of Courage Award
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
steelers.com
August 16, 2020

Brain surgery helps Kittanning toddler become seizure free
(Taylor Abel, MD)
TribLive
July 31, 2020

Winston-Salem woman raises awareness about Huntington’s disease
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Fox News 8 (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
June 24, 2020

Clemson WR Justyn Ross Says He Will 'Shock the World' After Major Spinal Surgery
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Bleacher Report
June 4, 2020

Ross' doctors, coaches hopeful he will play football again
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Clemson Insider
June 2, 2020

Clemson's top returning wide receiver, Justyn Ross, to miss 2020 football season
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
USA Today
June 2, 2020

Try These 5 CBD Products for Better Sleep and Reduced Anxiety
​(Joseph Maroon, MD)
929nin.com (Wichita Falls, Texas)
April 15, 2020

How Doctors Protect Themselves Against Coronavirus
​(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Newsmax
April 14, 2020

Learn About Epilepsy Research with Dr. Taylor Abel
(Taylor Abel, MD)
That's Pediatrics
April 10, 2020

‘Apart from the Ordinary’ St. Barnabas caring, growing for more than a century
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Trib Live
February 23, 2020

Managing Early Success
(Nitin Agarwal, MD)
Neurosurgery Podcast
February 9, 2020

Pittsburgh-Based Company Develops Wearable Technology That Regulates Mood
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
KDKA-TV Evening News
January 24, 2020

Neurosurgeons and Trauma: A National Resource
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Neurosurgery Podcast
January 19, 2020

Selecting Right Mouse Model Key for Huntington’s Research, Therapy Development, Study Finds
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Huntington’s Disease News
January 2, 2020

2019

‘Square One’: Dr. Joseph Maroon reveals how to find balance in life
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
The South Hills Almanac
June 24, 2019

UPMC doctors perform life changing surgery to repair spinal defect
(Stephanie Geene, MD)
Lock Haven Express
June 10, 2019

In-utero Fetal Surgery Carried For the First Time Ever In Pittsburgh
(Stephanie Geene, MD)
Gobal Market News 24
June 10, 2019

Pitt Researchers Perform University’s First In Utero Spina Bifida Surgery
(Stephanie Geene, MD)
PittWire
June 5, 2019

Pittsburgh Surgeons Repair Spina Bifida in Utero at 25 Weeks Gestation
(Stephanie Geene, MD)
Christian News
June 5, 2019

Doctors Operate on Baby Still in Mother's Womb
(Stephanie Geene, MD)
CNN/HLN Morning Express with Robin Meade
June 4, 2019

How Womb Surgery Saved A Baby From Being Born With A Birth Defect
(Stephanie Geene, MD)
medicaldaily.com
June 4, 2019

Breakthrough in-utero surgery treats ‘devastating’ birth defect
(Stephanie Geene, MD)
New York Post
June 3, 2019

First-ever in-utero surgery to treat spina bifida
(Stephanie Geene, MD)
medicalxpress.com
June 3, 2019

Thanks to surgery in the womb, newborn avoids devastating birth defect
(Stephanie Geene, MD)
WCTV-TV, Tallahassee, Fla.
June 2, 2019

Pittsburgh surgeons say results are good in their first spina bifida repair before baby is born
(Stephanie Geene, MD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 31, 2019

Pittsburgh doctors perform first-of-its-kind in-utero fetal surgery to repair spina bifida
(Stephanie Geene, MD)
WTAE-TV
May 30, 2019

From the operating room to the pitcher's mound
(Stephanie Geene, MD)
WTAE-TV
August 19, 2019

Stem Cell Therapy Improved Motor Deficit in Traumatic Brain Injury Trial
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
MedicalResearch.com
April 18, 2018

CBD Goes Mainstream
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Consumer Reports
April 11, 2019

Discussing Brain Health
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
WBVP/WMB Radio Best of Beaver County
March 21, 2019

NeurosurgeryPAC: Nonpartisan Support of Candidates Advocating for Neurosurgeons
(Nitin Agarwal, MD)
AANS Young Neurosurgeons News
February 2019

The Brain That Remade Itself
(Taylor Abel, MD)
One Zero
February 27, 2019

Can CBD Help You Sleep? Some research suggests it might be worth a try
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Consumer Reports
February 5, 2019

More About Steroids for Sepsis
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
NEJM Journal Watch Audio
February 1, 2019

Brain Neurons Disconnect from Each Other in Process Called Neuritosis, Mouse Study of Huntington’s Reveals
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Huntington's Disease News
January 24, 2019

Research Describes How Neurons Can Be Separated From Huntington’s Disease
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Industry News Today
January 4, 2019

2018

St. Barnabas using virtual reality to help people suffering from dementia
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
WPXI-TV
December 6, 2018

Can Prayer Help Us Heal? Doctors Say Yes
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
forward.com
November 16, 2018

Bombarding Ependymomas with a “Giant Army of Cancer Fighters”
(Gary Kohanbash, PhD)
stbaldricks.org
November 5, 2018

Smoking can worsen spinal problems
(J. Brad Bellotte, MD)
goerie.com
November 4, 2018

Steelers' Ryan Shazier visits medical staff in Cincinnati
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD and Joseph Maroon, MD)
Pittsburgh Tribune Review
October 13, 2018

Sexual Harassment Increases Blood Pressure and Poor Sleep in Women
(Yue-Fang Chang, PhD)
MD Magazine
October 3, 2018

How We Did It: The PITT Medical Student Chapter Course
(Michael McDowell, MD)
Young Neurosurgeons News
Summer/Fall 2018

Increased physician awareness may decrease infection incidence, implant cost
(Nitin Agarwal, MD)
Healio Orthopedics Today
September 13, 2018

Rewiring Our Brain
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Pittsburgh FiftyFive+
Summer 2018

Greater obliteration and less in-stent stenosis after ATLAS stent coiling as compared to LVIS Jr
(Bradley Gross, MD)
NeuroNews
August 10, 2018

Scientists get a rare glimpse of the brain reorganizing itself after a lobectomy
(Taylor Abel, MD)
CBC Radio
August 4, 2018

Life-saving brain tumour surgery a success for Cork teenager Aaron McMahon
(Paul Gardner, MD)
Irish Examiner
July 20, 2018

Use your head: Even ‘mild’ brain injuries require follow-up care
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 31, 2018

Lack of medical follow-up in head injuries a ‘massive public health epidemic,’ researcher says
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 25, 2018

Ask the Expert: Can Neurosurgery Residency Be Shorter Than 7 Years?
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
CNS Congress Quarterly
Spring 2018

Mayor Beats Dangerous Brain Tumor
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Pittsburgh Magazine
April 25, 2018

Bruno Sammartino Doctor and Friend Dr. Joseph Maroon
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
93.7 The Fan
April 19, 2018

Wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino remembered as a true champ
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Beaver County Times
April 18, 2018

Mark Boughton's Physicians Say He's Fit To Serve As Governor
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Hartford Courant
March 28, 2018

Boughton's doctors say seizure no reason not to run for Governor
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
WTNH TV-8 (New Haven, Conn.)
March 28, 2018

Boughton's Doctors Clear Mayor for Run for Governor
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
NBC Connecticut
March 28, 2018

Boughton Offers Glimpse Into His Medical History, Brain Surgery
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Connecticut News Junkie
March 28, 2018

Doctors say seizure, surgery no bar to Boughton’s campaign
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
The Connecticut Mirror
March 28, 2018

Prevent Biometrics’ Intelligent Mouthguard Quantifies Head Impacts
(Vincent Miele, MD)
SportTechie
March 23, 2018

Webinar: Cannabis In Medicine With Dr. Joseph Maroon
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Redefining Medicine, A4M
March 20, 2018

This Smart Mouthguard Can Monitor Concussions
(Vincent Miele, MD)
WIRED
March 1, 2018

Chuck Noll Foundation Research Grant Awards
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
KDKA Radio Morning News
February 26, 2018

Chuck Noll Foundation awards grants to concussion researchers
(Ava Puccio, RN, PhD; Fang-Cheng (Frank) Yeh, MD, PhD)
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
February 22, 2018

Steeler-sponsored Chuck Noll Foundation funds first concussion research grants
(Ava Puccio, RN, PhD; Fang-Cheng (Frank) Yeh, MD, PhD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 22, 2018

Diplomats in Cuba Suffered Brain Injuries. Experts Still Don’t Know Why
(C. Edward Dixon, PhD)
New York Times
February 15, 2018

2017

Some Adults With Scoliosis Could Require Major Corrective Surgery
(D. Kojo Hamilton, MD)
December 20, 2017
KDKA-TV Health Watch

Ryan Shazier Begins Rehab After Spinal Surgery
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD; Joseph Maroon, MD)
Sports Illustrated
December 14, 2017

Steelers' Ryan Shazier has spinal stabilization surgery
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD; Joseph Maroon, MD)
Pittsburgh Tribune Review
December 7, 2017

Ryan Shazier to fans: 'Support is uplifting to me and my family'
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
espn.com
December 6, 2017

New immunotherapy targets misshapen protein in rare childhood brain cancer
(Gary Kohanbash, PhD)
EurekAlert
December 4, 2017

Concussion: Its Diagnosis and Treatment
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
insidescience.org
November 17, 2017

Preventing Concussions: Helmets, Mouthguards and Military Spending
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
insidescience.org
November 16, 2017

Trickle-Down Safety: Sports Concussions
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
insidescience.org
November 15, 2017

How Do Doctors Define Concussion?
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
November 15, 2017
insidescience.org

The Burden Of Concussion And Traumatic Brain Injury
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
insidescience.org
November 13, 2017

Dr. Joseph Maroon Discusses New Book
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
KDKA-TV Pittsburgh Today Live
October 26, 2017

Scan brings brighter outlook for brain injuries
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
The Pitt News
October 26, 2017

3-time survivor helps stroke patients recover through art therapy
(Alessandra Crivelli)
WTAE-TV
September 21, 2017

Dr. Maroon Is Still Going Strong at 77
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Wheeling Intelligencer/News Register
August 28, 2017

Mayor Mark Boughton Returns Home To Danbury After Brain Surgery
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Danbury Daily Voice
August 17, 2017

Boughton recalls harrowing night before brain surgery
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Danbury NewsTimes
August 16, 2017

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton out of hospital after brain surgery
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Danbury NewsTimes
August 10, 2017

Boughton recovering after brain surgery
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
The Litchfield County Times
August 9, 2017

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton up and walking after brain surgery
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
Danbury NewsTimes
August 9, 2017

Honoring Dr. Joseph Maroon at Circus Saints & Sinners
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Pittsburgh Tribune Review
July 31, 2017

Circus Saints & Sinners honors Dr. Joseph Maroon
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 31, 2017

Maroon wins 'Man of the Year' honor
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
steelers.com
July 25, 2017

TEAM-TBI: a Precision Medicine Approach for TBI
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
CDMRP Research Highlight News
July 14, 2017

Donor Nancy Dunlap
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
University of Pittsburgh PittGiving
March 7, 2017

For this UPMC surgeon, music is an important prescription for a successful procedure
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD; Gregory Weiner, MD; David Salvetti, MD)
Pittsburgh CityPaper
March 1, 2017

Dog undergoes rare spinal-cord surgery as UPMC neurosurgeon, radiologists give assistance
(David Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 29, 2017

Steelers’ Neurosurgeon Maps Out Guide To A Balanced Life In ‘Square One’
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
KDKA Radio
February 14, 2017

Ability to Recognize Faces Grows With Age, Study Finds
(Avniel Ghuman, PhD)
The Wall Street Journal
January 5, 2017

2016

Researchers Can Now 'Fingerprint' the Human Brain
(Fang-Cheng Yeh, PhD)
November 18, 2016
PC Magazine

Art Rooney II Announces Creation of the Chuck Noll Foundation
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
November 17, 2016
steelers.com

Steelers form brain injury foundation named after coach Chuck Noll
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
November 17, 2016
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Human Brain Found to Have Fingerprint! Unique Neural Connections Proven
(Fang-Cheng Yeh, PhD)
November 17, 2016
Nature World News

Brain health emphasized at Beaver Meadows care facility
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
November 7, 2016
Beaver County Times

Concussions research paper a major step
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
October 30, 2016
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt to lead trauma network through $90 million federal defense contract
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
October 19, 2016
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Obama embraces his inner 'science geek' at Pitt, Carnegie Mellon campuses
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
October 13, 2016
Pittsburgh Tribune Review

UPMC-Developed Fiber Tracking Technology Being Called Life-Changing For Cancer Patients
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
September 8, 2016
KDKA-TV Evening News

Epilepsy Research Leads To New Insights Into How Our Brains Read
(Avniel Ghuman, PhD)
August 16, 2016
WESA Radio Pittsburgh Tech Report

Proud to be from Pittsburgh: UPMC medical student
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
August 5, 2016
WPXI-TV

Treated for a brain tumor at 16, VCOM student rotates with his former neurosurgeon
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
August 3, 2016
The DO - American Osteopathic Association

Study shows how words are represented in the brain
(Avniel Ghuman, PhD)
July 20, 2016
UPI

Decoding Reading in the Brain
(Avniel Ghuman, PhD)
July 19, 2016
Cognitive Neuroscience Society

Lifesaving neurosurgeon inspires career in medicine
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
July 10, 2016
Pittsburgh Tribune Review

“Reading” The Reading Mind
(Avniel Ghuman, PhD)
July 8, 2016
ScienceBeta

ProMedica study to target traumatic brain injuries
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
May 12, 2016
Toledo Blade

Take these steps to avoid harmful inflammation
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
April 11, 2016
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Dr. Joseph Maroon is one of the good guys
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 8, 2016
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lunsford Discusses Gamma Knife (mp3)
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
February 29, 2016
KDKA Morning News Show

Concussion-lobby loses talking point after Bryan Danielson’s retirement
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
February 10, 2016
todayspigskin.com

Portrayal Of Steelers Doctor In “Concussion” Ignites Anger
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
January 5, 2016
KDKA-TV

2015

10 Tips to Live Healthier and Longer
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 7, 2015
livestrong.com

Rest not best for concussion recovery, experts conclude during UPMC Concussion Conference
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
October 17, 2015
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Concussion conference suggests that rest may not be the best treatment
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
October 17, 2015
NBC Sports

Concussions Are Treatable, Experts Conclude At NFL-Sponsored Scientific Meeting
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
October 16, 2015
International Business Times

Tips to Staying Young
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
October 9, 2015
KDKA-TV Pittsburgh Today Live

‘Eye in the Sky’ doctors monitor NFL players from high above action
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 23, 2015

Innovations in cervical integrated interbody: What you need to know for clinical success
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Becker's Spine Review
September 15, 2015

Indispensable Impact (pdf)
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Indiana University Alumni Magazine
Fall 2015

Seeing the Brain's Broken Cables
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
August 3, 2015
Discover Magazine

More On Bruno Sammartino Having Surgery Recently, How He's Doing Now, WWE's Dr. Joseph Maroon
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
wrestling.inc
July 10, 2015

As doctors get old, AMA grapples with how long to extend career
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Pittsburgh Tribune Review
June 13, 2015

Research points to health benefits of turmeric
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 2, 2015

'Youth football has never been safer,' concussion expert says
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
SportingKid Live
May 29, 2015

Crown prince of Serbia seeks Pittsburgh medical expertise for his homeland
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
April 26, 2015
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine at a Charity Dinner in Pittsburgh
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
April 25, 2015
royalfamily.org

Brain Scan May One Day Identify Concussion Disease That Can Only Be Diagnosed After Death
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
April 7, 2015
Huffington Post

Back from the brink
(Daniel Wecht, MD)
April 5, 2015
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Local College Student Recovers After Debilitating Brain Injury
(Daniel Wecht, MD)
April 4, 2015
KDKA-TV

Steelers’ neurosurgeon says riding bike more dangerous than youth football
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 18, 2015
WPXI-TV

Dr. Joseph Maroon Shares Some Insight on Head Trauma in the NFL
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 17, 2015
95.7 The Game (San Francisco)

The NFL has never been safer
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 17, 2015
NFL Network: Total Access

University of Pittsburgh study shows 153 cases of CTE in medical history
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 6, 2015
USA Football

Neurosurgical treatments give patients chance at pain-free lives
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
February 7, 2015
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Into another dimension: A local couple uses a 3-D printer to help diagnose and treat a brain tumor
(Paul Gardner, MD)
February 4, 2015
San Luis Obispo County New Times

Search for less-invasive avenue for brain surgery leads to eyelid, UPMC surgical team
(Paul Gardner, MD)
February 1, 2015
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Weighing the childhood risks of contact sports
(Joesph Maroon, MD)
January 29, 2015
Washington Times

St. Barnabas, neurosurgeon team to battle dementia
(Joseph Maroon, MD; Jeff Bost, PA-C)
January 28, 2015
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Woman has brain surgery through her Eyelid to prevent headaches after doctors said traditional surgery was too dangerous
(Paul Gardner, MD)
January 27, 2015
London Daily Mail

Hard search for less invasive brain surgery leads to eyelid
(Paul Gardner, MD)
January 27, 2015
Fox News

Hard Search for Less Invasive Brain Surgery Leads to Eyelid
(Paul Gardner, MD)
January 26, 2015
New York Times

Maroon partners with St. Barnabas
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
January 20, 2015
Pittsburgh Business Times

2014

Immunotherapy
Fall 2014
UPMC CancerCenter 2014 Annual Report

Talented woodworker survives brain cancer after delicate surgery
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
December 24, 2014
WTAE-TV 4 Pittsburgh

Brain-controlled robotic arm helps Pittsburgh woman with quadriplegia
(Human Neural Prosthetics Program)
December 17, 2014
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hike organized to draw attention to veterans services
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
November 14, 2014
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Indiana couple's bond grows stronger after devastating accident
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
October 26, 2014
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Bride Walks Down the Aisle
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
October 7, 2014
WTAE-TV 4 Pittsburgh

Friedlander Discusses Brain Aneurysms
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
August 20, 2014
KDKA Radio Morning News

Why Major League Pitchers Won’t Wear This Weird Hat
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
July 24, 2014
New York Times Magazine

Concussion game changers: 14 people from Cleveland to Pittsburgh who have advanced football-related brain issues
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
July 16, 2014
cleveland.com

Surgery can fix brain aneurysm; support can help recovery
(Robert Friedlander, MD and Daniel Wecht, MD)
July 7, 2014
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

New Study Supports Conservative Management Over Intervention for Unruptured Brain AVMs
(Robert M. Friedlander, MD)
Neurology Today
June 5, 2014

NFL rumors 2014: Jermichael Finley gets initial clearance for neck, will visit with undisclosed team Friday
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
thephinsider.com
May 30, 2014

Studies still looking for link between cell phones and brain tumors
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
Reuters
May 22, 2014

Study shows for first time how Huntington's disease protein could cause death of neurons
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
May 19, 2014
Medical Xpress

Pitt Study Shows How Huntington’s Disease Protein Could Cause Death of Neurons
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
May 19, 2014
Gant Daily

Doctor says Kilimanjaro trek was an inspirational high
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 11, 2014
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

'Spectacular' Recovery for State Fair Stage Collapse Victim
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
March 10, 2014
NBC.com

Local Doctor Leads Inspiring Climb Up Mt. Kilimanjaro
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 6, 2014
KDKA TV-2 Evening News

Mt. Pleasant girl overcomes effects of brain surgery
(Stephanie Greene, MD)
March 5, 2014
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Ain't no mountain high enough for Steelers doc
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
February 27, 2014
steelers.com

Local Doctor Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro For Worthy Cause
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
February 26, 2014
KDKA 1020 Radio (Pittsburgh) Morning News

Pittsburgh Doctors Head WWE Medical Team
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
February 19, 2014
KDKA.com

Neurosurgeon to take part in Kilimanjaro climb
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
February 17, 2014
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

UPMC neurosurgeon joins No Limits trek up Africa's Mt. Kilimanjaro
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
February 16, 2014
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Jermichael Finley, agent optimistic TE will be cleared; Packers future uncertain
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
February 12, 2014
Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel

2013

Former college football player, city firefighter sues NCAA over concussions
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
December 17, 2013
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Ex-player sues NCAA over football injuries
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
December 17, 2013
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sewickley resident completes 5th Ironman World Championship
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
November 13, 2013
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The Making of an Ironman
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
November 2013
Muscle & Body

UPMC Neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon Reacts To Tony Dorsett’s Diagnosis
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
November 7, 2013
93.7 The Fan

Experto dice que la Radiocirugía evita la cirugía en el tratamiento de metástasis que afectan a la columna vertebral
(Peter Gerszten, MD)
November 6, 2013
europapress.es

University of Pittsburgh lands leading role in international brain injury study
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
October 22, 2013
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Foundations give Pitt $100,000 for ALS research
(Robert Fredlander, MD)
October 7, 2013
Pittsbrgh Post-Gazette 

Demonstrating What It Means to 'Live Well,' Dr. Joseph C. Maroon Enters His 5th Ironman World Championship in Kona Hawaii
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
October 3, 2013
Wall Street Journal

Maroon Taking Ironman Challenge
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
September 29, 2013
The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register

Dr. Maroon’s “What It Takes To Be An Ironman”
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
September 24, 2013
KDKA Radio Morning News

Activating the Longevity Gene with Dr. Joseph Maroon, MD, FACS
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
September 23, 2013
Science-Based Nutrition Podcast

Brain Pacemaker
(Donald Crammond, PhD)
September 23, 2013
The Cure

Antibiotics can relieve back pain caused by bacterial infections
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
September 9, 2013
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt recruit Blair overcomes stroke
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
September 6, 2013
ESPN.com

SBRT in tumours of the spinal column
(Peter Gerszten, MD)
July 30, 2013
eCancer.org

ADHD May Be Tied to Longer-Lasting Head Injury
(Stephanie Greene, MD)
June 25, 2013
U.S. News & World Report Health Day

La Radiocirugía. una alternativa eficaz para evitar la cirugía en el tratamiento de metástasis de la columna vertebral
(Peter Gerszten, MD)
June 11, 2013
actasanitaria.com

Steelers trainer reflects on Roethlisberger concussion
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
June 8, 2013
USA Today

Steelers: We made correct call on concussion
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
June 8, 2013
Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Richie Steamboat To Undergo Back Surgery
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
June 7, 2013
Wrestling News Source

MedLogic's new scanner can show life-threatening bleeding from a head injury
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
June 5, 2013
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A return to the past
(Daniel Wecht, MD)
June 2, 2013
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
(Letter to the Editor)

UPMC Holding Concussion Seminar
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
June 1, 2013
KDKA Radio 1020

Pitt findings on Lou Gehrig's disease may hold hope
(Robert M. Friedlander, MD)
April 26, 2013
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Melatonin Delays ALS Symptom Onset and Death in Mice
(Robert M. Friedlander, MD)
April 25, 2013
Science Daily

WWE Beginners Using Headgear, Update on Bearer-HOF, Gewirtz
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
March 14, 2013
The Wrestling News

Ryan Westmoreland Gives Us Something Much More Crucial to Root for Than Baseball
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
March 7, 2013
bleacher report

Bruno Sammartino at the Arnold Classic
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
March 4, 2013
24wrestling.com

Cerebral Aneurysms: Analyzing the Treatment Shift
(Robert M. Friedlander, MD)
February 13, 2013
Physician's Weekly 

2012

Gamma Knife surgical team marks 25 years since first test
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
August 13, 2012
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Less invasive spinal surgery pioneered by UPMC neurosurgeon helps patients recover quicker
(Adam Kanter, MD; David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
July 23, 2012
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

How You Move Your Arm Says Something About Who You Are
(Donald J. Crammond, PhD)
July 19, 2012
NPR All Things Considered

XLIF Procedure for Scoliosis Surgery
(Adam Kanter, MD; David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
July 9, 2012
Discovery Channel

Glioma: Pilot Trial Shows Peptide Vaccine Active in Pediatric Patients
(Ian Pollack, MD)
May 25, 2012
Oncology Times

First-of-its-kind Study of Peptide Vaccine by Pittsburgh Researchers Shows Evidence of Immunological Response in Children with Gliomas
(Ian Pollack, MD)
April 4, 2012
HealthCanal.com

Study Suggests Vaccine May Help Kids With Brain Cancer
(Ian Pollack, MD)
April 3, 2012
U.S. News and World Report Health Day

Study Suggests Vaccine May Help Kids With Brain Cancer
(Ian Pollack, MD)
April 3, 2012
Health.com

Study Suggests Vaccine May Help Kids With Brain Cancer
(Ian Pollack, MD)
April 3, 2012
MSN Health

Peptide vaccine shows evidence of immunological, clinical activity in children with gliomas
(Ian Pollack, MD)
April 3, 2012
MedicalExpress.com

Brain Tumor Vaccine for Children
(Ian Pollack, MD)
April 2, 2012
WTAJ-TV (Johnstown)

MRI-based test could find hidden trauma
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
March 22, 2012
Associated Press 

Dr. Joseph Maroon Explains Latest Concussion Research
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
March 14, 2012
93.7 The Fan Morning Sports Radio

Injured Local Veteran Pushes For Better Treatment
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
March 12, 2012 
KDKA-TV Evening News

Pitt research unlocks secrets of brain
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
March 2, 2012
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

High-Definition Fiber Tracking Could Help To Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injury
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
March 1, 2012
Huffington Post

Evaluar al paciente, clave en el manejo de columna vertebal
(Peter Gerszten, MD)
February 1, 2012 
Diaro Medico

2011

Punch Drunk After a concussion forces him to retire, a former pro-wrestler starts an institute to study the neurological effects of repeated brain injuries
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
The Scientist
December 1, 2011

Apps for Autism
(Walter Schneider, PhD)
October 23, 2011
CBS-TV 60 Minutes

Melatonin Delays Onset, Reduces Deaths in Mouse Model of Huntington’s Disease
(Robert M. Friedlander, MD)
October 11, 2011
Science Daily

Inside Peyton Manning's surgery
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
September 9, 2011
CNN.com

A Pitt professor has developed a new way of understanding the workings of the human brain
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
August 23, 2011
Pittsburgh Quarterly

‘Sunday Sit-Down’: Dr. Joseph Maroon
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
August 7, 2011
The Intelligencer/Wheeling News Register

Mixed martial arts -- a blend of boxing, karate and wrestling -- enjoys rapid rise in popularity but not without some controversy
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
June 26, 2011
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Profile: Joseph C. Maroon, MD: Physician and Triathlete
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
June 2011
Allegheny County Medical Society Bulletin

Rep. Giffords has surgery to repair skull
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
May 19, 2011
Washington Times (Associated Press)

Repeat Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Fixes Most Brain AVMs
(Hideyuki Kano, MD, PhD; L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
April 20, 2011 
Medscape Today News

Coming Back from a Back Injury
(Matt El Kadi, MD, PhD)
Spring 2011
UPMC Today Passavant

What hit her? The repercussions of traumatic brain injury are becoming clearer
(C. Edward Dixon, PhD; Joseph Maroon, MD)
Spring 2011
University of Pittsburgh PittMed

Triathlon powers UPMC neurosurgeon
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
February 11, 2011
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Triathlons saved my life
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
February 7, 2011 
CNN.com

Does football have a future? The NFL and the concussion crisis
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
January 31, 2011 
The New Yorker

Giffords' Brain Fluid Buildup a 'Minor Setback,' but Other Risks Remain
(David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD)
January 25, 2011 
AOL News

UPMC Doctor Discusses Prognosis For Rep. Gabrielle Giffords
(Robert Friedlander, MD)
January 10, 2011 
WTAE-TV Action News

2010

Tri-Athlete Speaks To Pittsburgh Steelers
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 23, 2010
KDKA-TV Evening News

Man With No Legs Helps Pittsburgh Doctor Finish Ironman Competition
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
December 23, 2010 
WPXI-TV Evening News

Getting Vitamin D Straight with Dr. Maroon
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
December 2, 2010
KDKA Radio (Pittsburgh) 1020 Morning News Show

Training for Ironman Triathlons at Age 70
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
November 9, 2010
Wall Street Journal

A big ImPACT: Concussion test aids in precaution
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
October 28, 2010
Altoona Mirror

Elway, Maroon Discuss NFL Concussions
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
October 25, 2010 
Bloomberg: The Hays Advantage Podcast

Steelers’ Team Doctor Joseph Maroon Reacts To NFL Concussions
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
October 19, 2010
KDKA Radio (Pittsburgh) 1020 Morning News Show

Orthopedic and Spine Industry Leader to Know: Dr. Matthew El-Kadi of UPMC Passavant
(Matt El-Kadi, MD, PhD)
October 19, 2010
Becker's Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management Review

Doctor scores personal best in Ironman triathlon
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
October 18, 2010
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Blocking Apoptosis Delays ALS in Mice
(Robert M. Friedlander, MD)
October 15, 2010
Altzheimer Research Forum

Pounded spinal cord can mimic more serious injury
(Adam Kanter, MD)
October 4, 2010
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Brain trauma up in youth basketball as other injuries drop
(Joseph C. Maroon, MD)
September 17, 2010
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Stereotactic Radiosurgery Matures Into Mainstream Extracranial Technique
(Peter C. Gerszten, MD)
August 2010 
Elekta Wavelength

The lasting impact of concussions
(Robert M. Friedlander, MD)
August 18, 2010
Yahoo! Sports

Triathlons for stress reduction
(Joseph C. Maroon, MD)
Summer
Congress Quarterly, Congress of Neurological Surgeons

The Evolution of Neurosurgery at UPMC Passavant
(Matt El-Kadi, MD, PhD, Joseph Maroon, MD)
July 2010 
North Hills Monthly

Newsmaker
(Robert M. Friedlander, MD)
June 17, 2010
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Joseph Maroon named to Fitness Hall of Fame
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
April 21, 2010
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hockey will be next to focus on brain injuries
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 14, 2010 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Westmoreland to have brain surgery
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 13, 2010
ESPN Boston.com

Concussion awareness makes major strides
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 13, 2010
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Brain experts develop game plan for football concussions
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 13, 2010
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Resveratrol: New Pill Has Promising List Of Benefits
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
February 15, 2010
KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh)

Concussions in the National Football League
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
February 7, 2010
ESPN Outside The Lines

Concussions in the National Football League
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
January 19, 2010
HBO: Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

Football Head Injuries Plague Players for Life, Witnesses Tell Congressmen
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
January 4, 2010
All Headline News.com

2009

Toast to Your Health With a Supplement
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 22, 2009
Wall Street Journal

Pioneering Surgery Saves 5-Year-Old's Life
(Paul Gardner, MD; Carl Snyderman, MD)
December 16, 2009
KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh)

Practicing again, Westbrook wants to play
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 10, 2009
Philadelphia Inquirer

Peter King: Monday Morning QB: Are helmet mandates coming?
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 8, 2009
Sports Illustrated.com

Culture of hiding concussions may be changing
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 5, 2009
foxsports.com

NFL Issues New Guidelines on Concussions 
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 2, 2009
New York Times

'Tough' issue: Concussion efforts by NFL face hurdles
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 2, 2009
USA Today

Head cases: The NFL needs to get tough on concussions
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 2, 2009
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Editorial)

UPMC doctors developed stress test for brain
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 2, 2009
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Chuck Noll sparked concussion test
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 2, 2009
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Starkey: Ben, Hines and head injuries
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 2, 2009
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Concussions in the NFL
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 1, 2009
KDKA Radio (Pittsburgh) 1020 Morning News Show

As Signs of Concern Spread, NFL Revisits Concussions
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
November 29, 2009
New York Times

Many Ohio Valley High Schools Using State-Of-The-Art Football Helmets
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
November 9, 2009
WTOV-TV9 (Steubenville, OH)

NFL’s Influence on Safety at Youth Levels Is Cited
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
October 29, 2009
New York Times

Matt El-Kadi, MD, PhD: His Success in Neurosurgery and the Reason Behind It
(Matt El-Kadi, MD, PhD)
October 2009
MD News (Greater Pittsburgh Edition)

Drinking the savory wine of longevity
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
August 19, 2009
The Washington Times

Teen Has New Lease On Life After Brain Tumor Removal
(Ian Pollack, MD)
July 22, 2009 
WTAE-TV (Pittsburgh)

If red wine's good, are resveratrol pills even better?
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
July 13, 2009
Los Angeles Times

Eating to live longer: It can be a page turner
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
July 13, 2009
Los Angeles Times

A drug’s unintended use restores the gift of hearing
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
July 9, 2009
Boston Globe

Dr. Joe Maroon and The Longevity Factor
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
June 24, 2009
CBN-TV

Cheers to Health
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
April 17, 2009
Saturday Evening Post

Storm's Swin Cash has back surgery
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 9, 2009
The Seattle Times

Rare surgery to restore Jain Acharya's eyesight
(Paul Gardner, MD)
March 6, 2009
IndiaPost.com

'Newsmaker' Feature
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 3, 2009
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

A million well-wishers, 15 doctors point guru to Pittsburgh
(Paul Gardner, MD)
February 12, 2009
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Celebrating 25 Years of Bringing the Best in Neurosurgical Care to Our Community
(Matt El-Kadi, MD, PhD; Joseph Maroon, MD)
February 2009
The Point North Magazine

Something fishy in Steelers' diet aids cardiovascular health
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
February 2, 2009
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Steelers neurosurgeon raises toast to red wine
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
January 27, 2009
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Physician authors share what they know about red wine, fitness
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
January 14, 2009
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh research explores resveratrol
January 14, 2009
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Steelers, local athletes share same test for concussions
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
January 5, 2009
Somerset Daily American

Roethlisberger’s Injury Highlights Nerve Center for Head Trauma 
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
January 1, 2009 
New York Times

2008

How easily can Roethlisberger bounce back from a concussion?
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 30, 2008
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Local Doctor Makes Time For Proper Diet, Exercise
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
December 4, 2008
KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh)

Better Off Red: Red Wine...The New Oat Bran, Omega-3 and Aspirin in One
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
November 18, 2008 
New York Post

Ironman triathlon puts surgeon to the test
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
October 22, 2008
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

UPMC surgeon trains for Ironman
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
July 21, 2008
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Much Hype in Player’s Treatment, Doctors Say
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
January 15, 2008
New York Times

St. Joes - 3 OF A KIN: The Calathes brothers are in each other's corners
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
January 15, 2008 
Philadelphia Daily News

2007

UPMC Presby Gets New, Fifth Generation Gamma Knife
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
October 9, 2007
WTAE-TV (Pittsburgh)

'Miracle kid' thanks surgeons and God for second life without tumor
(Carl Snyderman, MD)
September 17, 2007
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Is this Mike Alstott's last stop? A neck injury ends the A-Train's season — and possibly his career
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
August 10, 2007
St. Petersburg Times

Scarless surgeries gaining ground
(Carl Snyderman, MD)
April 30, 2007
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Associated Press article)

New brain surgery technique works for children
(Carl Snyderman, MD)
February 14, 2007
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

2006

Roethlisberger likely to go full tilt in full practice today
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
October 26, 2006
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Related:

Roethlisberger doesn't appear to have a severe injury, could play Sunday
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
October 24, 2006
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Associated Press article)

Recognizing concussions sometimes difficult
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
October 24, 2006
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

2005

Steelers doctor says concluding football led to Long's demise is bad science
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
September 16, 2005
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Surgeon disagrees with Wecht that football killed Long
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
September 15, 2005
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery (.wmv) (Courtesy of Sky Radio)
(L. Dade Lunsford, MD)
August 11, 2005
Sky Radio

Greg Norman has back surgery
(Joseph Maroon, MD)
March 23, 2005
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

2002

The Big Picture: Myron copes with back attack 
September 30, 2002
(Joseph Maroon, MD) 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Study finds clue to deadly childhood brain cancers
(Ian Pollack, MD)
February 07, 2002
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette