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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 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.

About Shepherd Center

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, traumatic amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. An elite center recognized as both Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitation. Shepherd Center treats thousands of patients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.