Shepherd Center’s John Anschutz Honored with Prestigious Award for Research and Applied Engineering
John Anschutz, Assistive Technology Manager at Shepherd Center, received the Award for Research and Applied Engineering at the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) International Conference in Kansas City, Mo.
The competitive award is presented to an individual, group, or organization that has demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in the areas of research and applied engineering or other automotive endeavors related to the mobility of a person with a disability.
The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists was established in 1977 to support professionals working in the field of driver education / driver training and transportation equipment modifications for persons with disabilities through education and information dissemination.John
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 neuromuscular 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.