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In New Issue of Spinal Column, Patients Share How They Returned to School Despite Challenges They Faced After Injury

The fall 2021 issue of Shepherd Center's quarterly magazine is now available for download as a PDF file here. Subscribers to the print version should receive copies via postal mail in the coming days.

In our "back to school" issue, we feature former Shepherd Center patients, like Marvin Zetina-Jimenez and Abbey Climer, who returned to school despite the challenges they faced after their injuries. 

The magazine also features these stories among other patient profiles, staff highlights, honorariums and memorials:

Making Goals On and Off the Field Will Fraser-Gray returned to collegiate soccer after sustaining a traumatic brain injury in a car crash.

Shepherd's School of Thought Shepherd Center takes an individualized approach to help students who have sustained traumatic injuries return to school successfully.

Woman with MS Regains her Zest for Life Sonja McCrary, 57, was diagnosed with MS in 2009. The challenges she faced have led her to embrace her faith and live life to the fullest.

Welcoming Back Volunteers Volunteers play a vital role in patient care at Shepherd Center.

You can subscribe to the print and/or e-newsletter versions of Shepherd Center's magazine here.

About Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neurological conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 740 inpatients, nearly 280 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.