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April
24,
2018
The spring 2018 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&r
April
23,
2018
Through Shepherd Center’s nationally renowned Recreation Therapy Program, patients and community members have opportunities to explore activities ranging from golf and tennis to art, gardening and music. But that’s not all! Discover
April
20,
2018
As part of Shepherd Center’s efforts to curtail distracted driving, its Injury Prevention Program has incorporated distracted driving components into AutoCoach, the first mobile app developed by certified driver rehabilitation specialists for
April
09,
2018
At six-foot, five-inches tall, 27-year-old Drew Forsey towers over most around him. In 2014, his team of physical therapists at Shepherd Center stood at the opposite end of the spectrum – the tallest among them nearly a foot shorter. When they
April
05,
2018
Michael Yochelson, M.D., MBA, joined Shepherd Center as chief medical officer in August 2017, bringing with him both a depth of knowledge and passion for neurorehabilitation. Dr. Yochelson came to Shepherd Center from MedStar National Rehabilitation
April
04,
2018
As you might have heard or read in Georgia news, health insurance giant Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Georgia and Piedmont Healthcare failed to reach a new agreement before their existing contract expired on April 1. With no contract, BCBS of
March
29,
2018
Shepherd Center is among 79 hospitals across the United States to receive a medical transportation grant from Southwest Airlines. In 2007, Southwest Airlines proudly launched the Medical Transportation Grant Program (MTGP) to help provide
March
29,
2018
As a busy Piedmont College student and lacrosse player who also worked two jobs, Gilbert Ibarra, 24, wasn’t accustomed to sitting still. But for the past 18 months, Gilbert, of Gainesville, Georgia, has had to learn patience, especially during
March
15,
2018
Shepherd Center President and CEO Sarah Morrison, PT, MBA, MHA, has been chosen as one of Atlanta magazine’s 2018 Women Making A Mark honorees. “For 34 years, Sarah has embodied Shepherd Center’s culture of hope, inclusion and
March
01,
2018
The Harlem Wizards are coming to Decatur High School, Saturday, March 10 at 7:00 pm for Jawbones vs. Sawbones vs. Harlem Wizards presented by The Resurgens Charitable Foundation. The evening promises to be a fun filled family event that is
February
16,
2018
A new version of Shepherd Center’s popular mobile app AutoCoach will add a specific curriculum for parents who are training their teen drivers who have certain physical and/or cognitive disabilities. AutoCoach 2.0 is funded by a $100,000 grant