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April
24,
2018
The spring 2018 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. Shepherd Center&r
April
23,
2018
Through Shepherd Center’s nationally renowned Recreation Therapy Program, patients and community members have opportunities to explore activities ranging from golf and tennis to art, gardening and music. But that’s not all! Discover
April
20,
2018
As part of Shepherd Center’s efforts to curtail distracted driving, its Injury Prevention Program has incorporated distracted driving components into AutoCoach, the first mobile app developed by certified driver rehabilitation specialists for
April
17,
2018
He doesn’t remember any of it – the dive into his apartment complex pool, hitting the water at a freakish angle, drowning. All Will Condon remembers is waking up 36 hours later in the intensive care unit at Carolinas Medical Center in
April
05,
2018
Michael Yochelson, M.D., MBA, joined Shepherd Center as chief medical officer in August 2017, bringing with him both a depth of knowledge and passion for neurorehabilitation. Dr. Yochelson came to Shepherd Center from MedStar National Rehabilitation
April
04,
2018
As you might have heard or read in Georgia news, health insurance giant Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Georgia and Piedmont Healthcare failed to reach a new agreement before their existing contract expired on April 1. With no contract, BCBS of
March
29,
2018
Shepherd Center is among 79 hospitals across the United States to receive a medical transportation grant from Southwest Airlines. In 2007, Southwest Airlines proudly launched the Medical Transportation Grant Program (MTGP) to help provide
March
15,
2018
Shepherd Center President and CEO Sarah Morrison, PT, MBA, MHA, has been chosen as one of Atlanta magazine’s 2018 Women Making A Mark honorees. “For 34 years, Sarah has embodied Shepherd Center’s culture of hope, inclusion and
March
08,
2018
Many people with spinal cord injury (SCI) report that spasticity – specifically stiffness – has a significant negative impact on daily activities and quality of life, according to a recent study by the spinal cord injury research team at
February
26,
2018
Mackenzie “Mack” Johnson, 20, laughs now when he remembers it. When he first transferred from University of Tennessee Medical Center to Shepherd Center – a few weeks after sustaining an incomplete T-12 spinal cord injury in a
February
16,
2018
A new version of Shepherd Center’s popular mobile app AutoCoach will add a specific curriculum for parents who are training their teen drivers who have certain physical and/or cognitive disabilities. AutoCoach 2.0 is funded by a $100,000 grant