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New Issue of Spinal Column Highlights Innovation

From research studies to life-enhancing apps, patients and community members serve as the catalyst for Shepherd Center’s clinical and technology innovation initiatives.

The spring 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.

We shine a light on how Shepherd Center innovates to improve clinical outcomes and quality of life for patients and the community. You’ll learn about a clinical study to restore hand and arm function in people with spinal cord injury, life-enhancing mobile apps, big data's potential impact on healthcare, our unique partnerships and more.

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

Calling an Audible After sustaining a traumatic brain injury while playing football in 2018, Christion Abercrombie finds new purpose beyond the gridiron.

Virtual Connections Fill Gaps in Patient and Family Care Shepherd Center innovates virtual options to effectively treat patients and support families.

Anything but Idle With help from Shepherd Center, Tommy Knight navigates multiple sclerosis to return to his love of working with his hands.

Shepherd Center Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors Shepherd Center has named five new members to its Board of Directors who are uniquely qualified to help guide Shepherd Center into the future.

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.