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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
02,
2016
Shepherd Center has been recognized again as one of the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in their 2016-17 rankings. “We are honored to be ranked by U.S. News and World Report as No. 8 on their list of the ...
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July
21,
2016
Shepherd Center plans to double the capacity of its SHARE Military Initiative when the program moves into Shepherd Center's new building at 80 Peachtree Park Drive – a move expected to occur in the first quarter of 2017. Shepherd Center’s ...
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July
07,
2016
For many of us, working is a major part of our identity and sense of purpose. But for the estimated 400,000 Americans with multiple sclerosis (MS), staying in the workforce can be challenging. Yet, research consistently shows the benefits of being ...
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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 22-year-old ...
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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 bunk ...
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July
19,
2016
To an outsider, it might look like Shepherd Center patients who take part in the horticulture therapy program are simply digging in the dirt. But, there’s more to it than that. Every task they complete – from indoor planting to outdoor gardening ...
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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 five-year ...
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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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