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August
25,
2016
ATLANTA – Shepherd Center president and CEO Gary Ulicny, Ph.D., has announced his forthcoming retirement on March 31, 2017, after 22 years at the 152-bed, private, not-for-profit spinal cord and brain injury rehabilitation hospital. Also, ...
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August
24,
2016
The summer 2016 issue of Shepherd Center's quarterly magazine is now available for download as a PDF file here. Subscribers to the print version will receive copies via postal mail in the coming days. From football to softball to basketball ...
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August
23,
2016
On Sept. 11, 2001, Ryan P. Means, a native of Atlanta and a graduate of the University of Georgia, lost his childhood best friend, Adam White, during the attack on the World Trade Center. Profoundly affected by Adam’s death, Ryan enlisted in ...
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August
12,
2016
Whether new or experienced, users of manual wheelchairs have an opportunity to learn and practice advanced wheelchair mobility skills in an upcoming free event scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15, 2016 at Shepherd Center. Shepherd Center staff ...
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August
29,
2016
Team USA will again feature Shepherd Center athletes when the 2016 Paralympic Games take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this September. Cassie Mitchell and Krige Schabort are back for another go at glory, competing in their second and sixth ...
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August
17,
2016
Boxing quickly became Devon Gales’ favorite activity during his rehabilitation at Shepherd Center. He and his Spinal Cord Injury Day Program physical therapist, Dan Dale, PT, DPT, both remember their first boxing session together. A ...
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August
09,
2016
Athletes have long thrived at Shepherd Center. Over the past 41 years, Shepherd Center has treated countless patient-athletes from across the country who played high school, college or professional sports. In addition to occupational and physical ...
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August
04,
2016
As Clark Jacobs, 21, of Kennesaw, Ga., went to sleep in his loft bed at Georgia Tech on Jan. 9, 2015, he had no idea the next year would be the most difficult of his life. He woke up that night with a headache, not remembering getting out of his ...
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June
18,
2016
Next month will be four years since my oldest son Parker had a diving accident and sustained a C4-C5 spinal cord injury. Things have understandably changed regarding his physical abilities, but in reality, if the focus is on effort, things are still ...
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June
08,
2016
By Edelle Field-Fote, PT, Ph.D., FAPTA Director of SCI Research and Co-Project Director, Shepherd Center SCIMS Program When we pick up a bottle of aspirin and read the label for information about how many tablets to take, the label clearly ...
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June
01,
2016
Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems (SCIMS) are specialized programs of care that were created so researchers can study and find ways to improve people's recovery and outcomes after a spinal cord injury (SCI). On Sept. 30, 2016 the current ...
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Shepherd Center Names New CEO
Shepherd Center, the well-known Atlanta hospital for spinal and brain injury rehabilitation, said CEO Gary Ulicny will retire next spring after 22 years as the center’s top executive. His successor will be Sarah Morrison, a 32-year employee who is currently vice president of clinical services.
25
Aug
2016
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Shepherd Center CEO to Retire
Gary Ulicny, CEO of Shepherd Center, is retiring after 22 years. On Aug. 25, the hospital's co-founder and chairman of the board James Shepherd announced Sarah Morrison, vice president of clinical services, will assume the role of president and CEO on April 1, 2017.
25
Aug
2016
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