- Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists Foundation

ThinkFirst and the ONS Foundation


is a non-profit National Injury Prevention Foundation dedicated to preventing brain, spinal cord and other traumatic injuries through the education of individuals, community leaders and the creators of public policy. Formally known as the National Head and Spinal Cord Injury Prevention Program, it was first implemented nationally in 1986.

THINKFIRST ONS FOUNDATION is a chapter of the ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation. The role of local chapters is to work with teachers, educators and communities to reduce the risk of brain and spinal cord injury through education and community outreach.  

Each locally established program is sponsored by a neurosurgeon committed to public education and injury prevention. ThinkFirst ONS Foundation is sponsored by Scott Simon, MD, MPH of the ONS Foundation.


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ONS Foundation For Clinical Research and Education
6 Greenwich Office Park
Suite 100
Greenwich, CT 06831

Phone: 203.869.3131
Fax: 203.485.8705