Injury Prevention is Integral Part of Shepherd Center's Mission
In this podcast, injury prevention director Emma Harrington explains how the hospital works to prevent devastating injuries.
Injury prevention is part of the stated mission at Shepherd Center. Efforts are focused on preventing injuries related to distracted driving, falls and diving.
In this 10-minute podcast, injury prevention and education director Emma Harrington talks about Shepherd Center's passion for preventing injuries and the steps it's taking to make that happen. This podcast and others are available at shepherd.org/news/radio or can be downloaded as an MP3 file from the link above. A transcript of the interview is also available on the Shepherd Center Radio web page.
Before joining the staff at Shepherd Center, Ms. Harrington started the injury prevention program at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital in the Trauma Department. She holds a master of education degree in international education policy from Harvard University. Originally from Boston, Ms. Harrington is a licensed social studies teacher.
For more information on Shepherd Center's injury prevention program, click here.
Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, multiple amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. Ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top 10 hospitals for rehabilitation and the best in the Southeast, Shepherd Center treats more than 850 inpatients and 7,600 outpatients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.