Celebrity Spokesperson

Pro Football Hall of Famer and former captain of the New York Giants Harry Carson has teamed up with Meridian Health to help spread awareness of stroke, concussion, and other neurological conditions.

In his role as Meridian Neuroscience celebrity spokesperson, Carson pays regular visits to Meridian hospitals and events to meet with neuroscience patients and educate communities on the symptoms, treatment and prevention of neurological conditions.

Learn more at “Get in the Game,” Carson’s Meridian Neuroscience blog focusing on concussion and stroke awareness.

Meridian Neuroscience
Meridian Neuroscience offers the region’s most complete lineup of neuroscience services for stroke, spine injuries, concussion, epilepsy, brain tumors, movement and memory disorders and more - including the region’s only Stroke Rescue Center and medical innovations that are reshaping lives.

Learn more about Meridian Neuroscience.

More About Harry Carson
Harry Carson's 13-year stint with the New York Giants is one of the longest tenures in club history. The former linebacker served as the team’s captain for 10 of his 13 seasons, which included the Giants 1986 win over the Denver Broncos at Super Bowl XXI.

Rated NFL’s "Number One Inside Linebacker" by “Pro Football Weekly,” Carson was named to the All-Rookie Team after his first NFL season. During his NFL career, he was named to the All-NFL Team seven times, the All-NFC Team eight times, and NFC Linebacker of the Year twice. He is considered one of the top 250 players to ever play professional football, and he was the 231st inductee of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Harry has served as an Advisor to the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and member of the Brain Injury Association's Sports Injury Prevention Council. Former Governor Christine Whitman appointed Carson as a member of the New Jersey Advisory Council on Traumatic Brain Injury, and he has established himself as an authority and internationally recognized speaker on concussions in sports.

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