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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
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
06,
2017
The Eula C. and Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation and Wellness Program at Shepherd Center is expanding and relocating on June 21 to its new facility at 80 Peachtree Park Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309. This facility is just north on ...
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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
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
09,
2017
Tammy King, RN, MSN, the chief nursing officer of Shepherd Center, has won the AJC Executive Nursing Leadership Excellence Award presented by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in a ceremony today. The AJC presented King's award in ...
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May
09,
2017
Michael Yochelson, M.D., MBA, has been named chief medical officer of Shepherd Center, a 152-bed private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain ...
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May
08,
2017
This May, Shepherd Center recognizes National Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health is a particularly important topic all year round for our patients, families, caregivers and staff. Preventing and treating mental health issues such as ...
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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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