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May
09,
2017
Tammy King, RN, MSN, the chief nursing officer of Shepherd Center, has won the AJC Executive Nursing Leadership Excellence Award presented by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in a ceremony today. The AJC presented King's award in ...
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May
09,
2017
Michael Yochelson, M.D., MBA, has been named chief medical officer of Shepherd Center, a 152-bed private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain ...
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April
05,
2017
Mayo Clinic researchers in Rochester, Minn., used electrical stimulation on the spinal cord and intense physical therapy to help a man intentionally move his paralyzed legs, stand and make steplike motions for the first time in three years. The ...
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March
31,
2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug called Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) this week to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS). This is the first drug for PPMS to be ...
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May
03,
2017
Brett Gravatt, 21, is a rising track star for Team USA. In January 2017, he was selected to train, in residency, with the U.S. Paralympic team at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California. Six days a week, he trains among the best U.S. ...
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April
18,
2017
Ruth King, 71, has always been active and involved. She worked in the design industry, volunteered frequently and played on three different tennis teams around Atlanta. Around 2013, though, she began experiencing pain that limited her mobility. ...
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April
14,
2017
People with spinal cord injuries and their families often feel anxious about returning home after rehabilitation and dealing with the many challenges related to living with such injuries. Patients with SCI who receive more intensive peer mentorship ...
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April
11,
2017
On the last Tuesday of every month, hairstylists Pat Reeve and Kelly Holder set up shop in one of Shepherd Center’s therapy gyms to give complimentary haircuts to patients. Sometimes the line is out the door, yet they stay until every head of ...
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May
13,
2017
My son, Matthew Pollard, was admitted to Shepherd Center on March 26, 2005 due to injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was only 16 years old at the time, and looking forward to anything less than a hardship was virtually ...
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May
12,
2017
In 2011, my seemingly perfect life came to a halt when I was in a horrific car crash. It left me paralyzed from the waist down and with a shattered hip and pelvis, nearly amputated arm and numerous internal injuries. After being in an intensive care ...
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May
08,
2017
This May, Shepherd Center recognizes National Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health is a particularly important topic all year round for our patients, families, caregivers and staff. Preventing and treating mental health issues such as ...
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Veteran 22K memorializes sacrifices
25
May
2017
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WJLA-TV: Shepherd's Men Supports Vets with PTSD, Injuries
Shepherd's Men continues its eight-day run to raise money for Shepherd Center's SHARE Military Initiative. On Tuesday, May 23, they were in Washington, D.C.
23
May
2017
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Atlanta Business Chronicle: Shepherd Center Names New Medical Chief
Shepherd Center named Dr. Michael Yochelson its new chief medical officer.
05
May
2017
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Tragic accident at Georgia Tech spurs call for bed rails in dorms
Georgia Tech students design bed rails for college dorms following Shepherd patient and Georgia Tech student Clark Jacobs' fall from a lofted bed and injury.
02
May
2017
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Beach injuries can ruin a good day, change a life
Shepherd Center physician Dr. Herndon Murray urges against diving to prevent injuries in the water this summer.
01
May
2017
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