UPMC Josh Miller Celebrity Classic
Sponsor and Athlete Gala
May 17, 2018
Heinz Field, PNC Champions Club
UPMC Josh Miller Celebrity Classic
May 18, 2018
Allegheny Country Club
For the 42nd year, celebrity athletes and friends are coming together for an outstanding day of golf and camaraderie — all for a good cause. With former Steelers kicker Josh Miller and co-host Mike Eruzione at the helm of the UPMC Josh Miller Celebrity Classic (previously the Andy Russell Celebrity Classic), this year's tournament will take place on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Allegheny Country Club in Sewickley, PA. Each foursome is paired with a celebrity athlete for a round of golf, cocktails dinner, and an awards ceremony. A pre-tournament party, our Sponsor and Athlete Gala, will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Heinz Field's PNC Champions Club. Partygoers kick-off the tournament with cocktails, entertainment, dinner, and dancing while enjoying a unique view inside Heinz Field. The event will also feature Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rocky Bleier, winner of the 2018 Andy and Cindy Russell Humanitarian Award.
2018 UPMC Josh Miller Celebrity Classic Beneficiaries
UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program
The UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, established in 2000, is the ﬁrst of its kind and largest ongoing clinical service and research program that focuses on the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of sports-related concussion in athletes of all levels. Led by Michael Collins, PhD, the program’s internationally-known team of clinicians and researchers are world leaders in studying the neurocognitive eff ects of sports-related concussion and pioneering the development of better methods of post-concussion evaluation to determine when it is safe for an athlete to return to sports. The team provides oversight and consultation to assist sports teams’ medical staff in making objective return-to-play decisions after the occurrence of sports-related concussion.
Department of Urology at UPMC
Since 1999, Dr. Joel Nelson has helped to build UPMC’s urology program into one of the world’s premier centers for the most advanced diagnosis, treatment, and research in prostate and urological cancers and disorders. Dr. Nelson is a leader both in performing sophisticated surgery for prostate cancer and in developing new scientiﬁc research aimed directly at treating urological cancers. In addition to delivering ﬁrst-rate patient service at the one-of-a-kind Urological Comprehensive Care Program at UPMC, the Department of Urology provides support for a number of research projects attacking urological cancers and other disorders from many angles. Dr. Nelson and his colleagues continue to seek new ways to diagnose cancer as early as possible, identify genetic traits that indicate increased risk for certain types of cancers, and determine how patients might avoid multiple battles with cancer.
Josh Miller Family Trust
The Josh Miller Family Trust, a fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation, provides tools and mentorship for children’s programs across the region. Josh Miller Family Trust embodies Josh's values of dedication, leadership, and trust through community involvement and sports. Education, athletics, and wellness activities serve as the foundation for youth development.
For more tournament or sponsorship information, contact Caroline Kengor at email@example.com or 412-864-5536 or Sarah Rooney at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-647-4285.
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