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New Issue of Shepherd Center Magazine Profiles Shepherd Center's Unofficial Ambassadors Who Serve as a Beacon of Hope for Families

The winter 2016 issue of Shepherd Center's quarterly magazine is now available for download as a PDF file here. Subscribers to the print version will receive copies via postal mail in the coming days.

This edition's cover story features former patients and families who serve as unofficial ambassadors, providing a beacon of hope for newly injured patients and their families.

The features section includes these stories:

Activity-Based Training Helps Clients Go Beyond Therapy
This Shepherd Center program draws patients from around the world, offering activity-based therapy to promote functional improvement and lifelong wellness.

Brotherly Bonds Support Patient and Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Harrison Warren’s fraternity brothers raise funds and awareness for Shepherd Center after he is injured in a car accident.

Former Patient Gives Back to the Hospital That Helped Him
Robin Chism discovers a talent for jewelry making and a heart for giving back to Shepherd Center.

Shepherd Center Tests Wearable Technologies to Help with Memory Problems and Stress Reduction
Shepherd Center researchers develop apps, EyeRemember and Breathe Well, for Google Glass.

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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.