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MS Institute at Shepherd Receives Prestigious Award from National MS Society

The Andrew C. Carlos MS Institute at Shepherd has been chosen as the recipient of the 2010 Business on the Move Award by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Georgia Chapter. The award is presented annually to businesses that demonstrate top performance in addressing the challenges of people living with MS.

The National MS Society attributes the MS Institute at Shepherd with the following:

“The National MS Society honors the MS Institute at Shepherd for providing a timely, customized response to personal and family needs for Georgians with MS. We applaud your efforts for partnering with the National MS Society to achieve comprehensive and coordinated MS care… Your staff has helped to change the lives of people with MS in ways that reflect a quality consistent with good health and wellness. We are grateful to the MS Institute at Shepherd for embracing the National MS Society’s compelling ideas and perspectives on how we boldly respond to the effects of multiple sclerosis, dispensing generously with your time, talent and treasure.”

The 2010 Business on the Move Award will be presented to the MS Institute at Shepherd at a luncheon on June 4, 2010, held at and sponsored by Georgia Power.

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.