Archive for March, 2010

WWE Medical Team Bios — 5 Out of 8 Are from Pitt Med Center

Published March 31st, 2010, Uncategorized

The bios of the professionals on the World Wrestling Entertainment medical team are at the company website. See http://corporate.wwe.com/documents/MEDICALTEAMBIOS28.pdf. Five of the eight men — they are all men — are from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. I have previously mentioned three doctors: Joseph Maroon (neurology and neurosurgery — WWE’s medical director), Bryan Donohue […]

WWE’s Docs Governed by ‘Private’ Pitt Med Center Ethics Policy

Published March 31st, 2010, Uncategorized

This blog is exploring how a cluster of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center physicians came to join the medical staff of World Wrestling Entertainment, the company of Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon. In my view, these three doctors – WWE medical director and neurologist Joseph Maroon, cardiologist Bryan Donohue, and endocrinologist Vijah Bahl – […]

WNPR’s John Dankosky Blogs About Having Linda McMahon on ‘Where We Live’

Published March 30th, 2010, Uncategorized

“McMahon on Steroids, PG Programming, Health Care, and Emanuel” http://whereweblog.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/mcmahon-on-steroids-pg-programming-health-care-and-emanuel/

Oh, Chair Shots Are OK — Just Not to the Head

Published March 30th, 2010, Uncategorized

Regarding the previous post, a helpful fan points out to your humble blogger, “WWE policy only bans chair shots to the head.  I think Hart diligently avoided hits to the head.” Well, you got me there. I can see the steam emitting from the nostrils of Jerry S. McDevitt, Esq. Sorry. Of course, Vince McMahon […]

Linda McMahon’s 64-Year-Old Husband Takes 14 Chair Shots at WrestleMania

Published March 30th, 2010, Uncategorized

Presumably with the input of its crack medical team from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Linda McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment recently banned “chair shots,” whereby wrestlers bonk each other with metal folding chairs. But when you gotta do it, you gotta do it. To blow off his dozen-year-long feud with Bret “The Hitman” Hart […]