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Shepherd Center Magazine Features A Look Back at the Hospital’s 40-Year History

The summer 2015 edition of Shepherd Center Magazine is available as a PDF download.

The summer 2015 edition of Shepherd Center Magazine is dedicated to celebrating Shepherd Center's 40th anniversary, which occurs on Aug. 18, 2015. The magazine is available for download as a PDF file, or readers can learn more by clicking the links below.

Living in the Moment: Five Pivotal Moments in Shepherd Center’s 40-Year History
As Shepherd Center turns 40, we recall five pivotal moments in its history that helped the hospital become world-renowned in spinal cord and brain injury rehabilitation.

Raising Our Voices: How Shepherd Center’s Advocacy Program has Advanced Rights for People with Disabilities
For 28 years, Shepherd Center’s advocacy program has promoted full inclusion for people with disabilities.

Finishing First: Shepherd Center's Role in the 1996 Paralympics
Shepherd Center played a key role in winning the 1996 Paralympic Games for Atlanta – and changing the city in the process.

30 Years of Research Innovation at Shepherd Center
Shepherd Center has been on the forefront of spinal cord injury research for the past 30 years.

Shepherd Center Ranks Among Top 10 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals
For the second year in a row, Shepherd Center ranked No. 9 in a list of the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation in a U.S. News & World Report survey released this month.

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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.