Contacts
photo:Jane Sanders
Add me on LinkedIn
Jane Sanders
Director of Public Relations and Digital Marketing
404-350-7707
Popular tags
RSS feed - Shepherd Center View all headlines
July
04,
2016
Thousands of spectators turned out today to watch this year’s Wheelchair Division of the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta. The 35th annual 10K race drew 62 wheelchair athletes from six countries. This year, Tatyana McFadden, 27, of Clarksville, Md ...
Read More
June
29,
2016
The 35th annual Wheelchair Division of the Peachtree Road Race kicks off at 6:43 a.m. July 4. Sixty-two world-class wheelchair racers – 54 men and eight women ranging in age from 12 to 59 – are expected to compete. This year, the race – ...
Read More
June
20,
2016
Shepherd Center is launching its new Patient Engagement Portal this month. This virtual resource allows patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) to conveniently view, manage and download certain medical records and other critical information related to ...
Read More
June
16,
2016
Matt Edens, sports teams coordinator at Shepherd Center, was recently inducted into the Dixie Wheelchair Hall of Fame for his contributions to organizing wheelchair sports. The Dixie Wheelchair Athletic Association recognizes individuals who are ...
Read More
RSS feed - Shepherd Center View all headlines
July
11,
2016
Two decades ago, Bobby Ryals, 40, was a competitive, athletic 19-year-old centerfielder for Georgia Southwestern State University’s baseball team. Then, suddenly, he wasn’t. Bobby sustained a spinal cord injury in a car crash that paralyzed him ...
Read More
June
28,
2016
At 24 years old, Natalie Marie Barnhard had the world by the tail. The bright, ambitious, New York resident, had just landed a job as a physical therapy assistant, obtained a massage therapy license, was on the hunt to buy a home and had a great ...
Read More
June
22,
2016
Six years ago, Capt. Jamila Kendall, now 32, was serving as a U.S. Army nurse in Germany when a spinal tap confirmed she had multiple sclerosis (MS). Jamila had experienced sporadic symptoms for nearly five years, mostly gastrointestinal problems and ...
Read More
June
15,
2016
Whether it’s standing on a spade, pushing a lawnmower or steering a wheelbarrow, photos of Wendy Battaglia as a small child all show her in a special place – the garden. “Gardening has always been a passion of mine,” she says. “I love ...
Read More
RSS feed - Shepherd Center View all headlines
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 ...
Read More
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 ...
Read More
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 ...
Read More
Atlanta Coach Battles Back from Diving Injury
William Wolf makes a comeback from a spinal cord injury he sustained in a diving accident, returns to coaching basketball.
13
Jan
2016
ow.ly