Multiple Sclerosis News

RSS feed - Shepherd Center View all headlines
October
18,
2017
Joel Jackson, Ph.D., 49, is an engineer specializing in computer and electrical engineering. A researcher, he also knows how it feels to be the research subject. Joel was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2001. Two days after his
Read more from this release
October
11,
2017
So much has improved over the past few decades for Americans with disabilities. In general, the public has become more aware that people with disabilities deserve equal opportunities in society and workplaces. Sidewalks, buildings, even houses have
Read more from this release
October
09,
2017
Shepherd Center is collaborating with Microsoft to collect user feedback on the accessibility and usability of its products and services from people with disabilities. The Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) now connects Shepherd
Read more from this release
September
28,
2017
Researchers studying methods of exercise delivery and their effects on people living with multiple sclerosis have been awarded $5.7 million in funding by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Collaborating on the research are
Read more from this release
September
25,
2017
L.A. Dodgers teammates Kyle Farmer and Alex Wood have teamed up with Athletes Brand on a limited-edition T-shirt to honor former Shepherd Center patient Chance Veazey, a mutual friend and teammate when they played baseball at the University of
Read more from this release
September
13,
2017
Donald Peck Leslie, M.D., has a list of career accomplishments that is extraordinary. He’s served as Shepherd Center’s medical director for the past 13 years, before which he served for 10 years as associate medical director and
Read more from this release
September
08,
2017
With Hurricane Irma projected to hit metro Atlanta on Monday afternoon, Sept. 11, as a tropical storm with winds of 40 to 50 miles an hour, Shepherd Center is closing its outpatient programs and taking other steps to prepare for the storm, said
Read more from this release
September
07,
2017
Shepherd Center was recognized as the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s #2 Best Place to Work in the extra-large company (500-plus employees) category at the publication’s annual awards ceremony on Sept. 6 in Atlanta. The Atlanta Business
Read more from this release
August
28,
2017
The summer 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. Shepherd Center’s
Read more from this release
August
08,
2017
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 2017-18 Best Hospitals rankings. The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 28th year, are part
Read more from this release
July
20,
2017
Laurie Nash, Ph.D., ABPP, is a board-certified rehabilitation psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist who joined Shepherd Center in 2009. She became director of Shepherd Center’s Psychology Department in 2016. Q: How soon do patients
Read more from this release