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April
26,
2017
By Katie Kimball, MS, OTR Occupational Therapist, Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program This year marks the 100th anniversary of the occupational therapy (OT) profession. Most people outside of healthcare think our primary job is to help ...
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April
18,
2017
Ruth King, 71, has always been active and involved. She worked in the design industry, volunteered frequently and played on three different tennis teams around Atlanta. Around 2013, though, she began experiencing pain that limited her mobility. ...
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April
11,
2017
On the last Tuesday of every month, hairstylists Pat Reeve and Kelly Holder set up shop in one of Shepherd Center’s therapy gyms to give complimentary haircuts to patients. Sometimes the line is out the door, yet they stay until every head of ...
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March
31,
2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug called Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) this week to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS). This is the first drug for PPMS to be ...
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March
23,
2017
On average, hospital chief executive officers (CEOs) spend fewer than four years at a single organization. But Shepherd Center is not your average hospital. And Gary Ulicny is not your average CEO. When Gary R. Ulicny, Ph.D., retired earlier this ...
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March
22,
2017
By Erma Freeman, MSW, LCSW, CCM Shepherd Center Case Manager and Social Worker The theme for this year’s Social Work Month, recognized every year in March, is “Social Workers Stand Up!” What does this mean to Shepherd ...
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March
14,
2017
Shepherd Center has announced it is further expanding its innovative partnership with Stratus Healthcare, an alliance of 20 hospitals, 12 health systems and 1,500 physicians in Georgia. The move designates Shepherd Center as the community partner ...
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February
27,
2017
Shepherd Center’s annual fashion show to benefit the hospital's adolescent rehabilitation program is planning another exciting event featuring staff members and former adolescent patients with spinal cord and brain injuries. Project ...
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February
23,
2017
Evidation Health and Shepherd Center recently announced a collaboration to measure the real-life experiences of people with neurological diseases and injuries, as well as the impact of digital health interventions on clinical and economic ...
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February
22,
2017
The winter 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. When people sustain a catastrophic ...
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February
15,
2017
The first time Adam Diamond saw Diana Prickett, she was sitting at the end of the long table in Shepherd Center’s board room. He walked over, sat down next to her and started talking. “The Junior Committee was having an envelope ...
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