Preventative Measures for COVID-19
Michael Yochelson, M.D., MBA and Jesse Couk, M.D., discuss the new virus
A new Shepherd Center Radio podcast addresses concerns around COVID-19, how it spreads, symptoms and preventative measures you should take.
Michael Yochelson, M.D., MBA, chief medical officer at Shepherd Center, and Jesse Couk, M.D., infectious disease consulting physician at Shepherd Center, discuss the new virus and its symptoms, precautions for those with spinal cord injury, brain injury or multiple sclerosis and preventative measures.
Dr. Yochelson joined Shepherd Center in 2017. He is a board-certified neurologist and physiatrist who has also served in an academic capacity as a professor and vice chair of clinical affairs in the department of rehabilitation medicine and professor of clinical neurology at Georgetown University.
Dr. Couk graduated from California State University, Chico with degrees in biology and chemistry. He attended medical school at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he also completed his training in internal medicine. Dr. Couk is board-certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. Dr. Couk joined Shepherd Center in 2016 as an infectious diseases consulting physician.
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.