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June
20,
2017
In her 33 years at Shepherd Center, Sarah Morrison, PT, MBA, MHA, has served as vice president of clinical services, director of the Shepherd Center Spinal Cord Injury Program, director of the medical/surgical and ICU programs, manager of the ...
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June
19,
2017
Advocacy organizations, including Paralyzed Veterans of America, have come together to support the recently introduced Air Carrier Access Amendments Act of 2017. The new federal legislation will strengthen the rights of U.S. airline passengers with ...
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June
12,
2017
There were many days – years, even – when Marine Cpl. Michael Cataldi, 32, an Iraq war veteran, could never have imagined living with purpose again. During his first tour of duty in Iraq in 2004, he witnessed his share of death and ...
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June
08,
2017
Every day, Shelby Neese, 63, sits at the piano, pulls out his The Virtuoso Pianist workbook and sings along as his fingers relearn how to play his favorite instrument. “It feels like I’m in grade school,” he says. ...
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June
07,
2017
It was a party replete with fancy hats, seersucker suits, mint juleps and lots of fun. Shepherd Center’s annual Derby Day – the largest attended and longest-running fundraising event in Shepherd Center history – celebrated its 35th ...
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June
05,
2017
Q: How do you describe the role and importance of respiratory therapy at Shepherd Center? A: We’re often first on the scene when patients arrive. When a patient has a spinal cord injury (SCI), depending on the level of injury, breathing can ...
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May
30,
2017
The spring 2017 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. Every year, more than 6,600 ...
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May
29,
2017
Shepherd's Men, a 17-member team of active and former servicemen and civilians finished their epic eight-city run on Memorial Day, a day chosen for its significance in honoring U.S. service members. Since 2014, Shepherd's Men ...
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May
28,
2017
It’s a tragic situation when 22 U.S. veterans take their own lives every day. That’s a needless loss of more than 8,000 service men and women a year. I’ve lost brothers in combat and have witnessed the sad plight of many when ...
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May
23,
2017
Every year, more than 6,600 people visit one of Shepherd’s seven outpatient clinics, which include the Multi-Specialty Clinic, Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute, Shepherd Spine and Pain Institute, Upper Extremity Clinic, Urology ...
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May
16,
2017
Shepherd’s Men, a 17-member team of active and former servicemen and civilian patriots will lead their fourth annual run in eight cities from May 22 through Memorial Day. The group is running to raise awareness for treatment options and ...
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