Publications


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Spinal Column

Spinal Column is Shepherd Center's quarterly magazine that features patient profiles, medical and treatment news, upcoming events, research features, volunteer and donor recognition and more.

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Shepherd Center Annual Report

In our fiscal year 2022 annual report, you’ll learn how the needs and goals of our patients guide the continuum of programs and services we offer, how we plan for the future, and how we care for each other.

View the Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Report

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Community Health Needs Assessment Report

Shepherd Center’s Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Implementation Plan is intended to enhance the health and wellness of people with spinal cord and brain injuries when they return to live in their community.

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Community Benefit Report

Shepherd Center’s Community Benefit Report aims to communicate the benefits Shepherd Center provides to the community, including community-building activities, health professional education, financial and in-kind support, subsidized health services, and community health improvement.

Download Community Benefit Report

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Brain Injury Caregiver Guide

Tips and advice for a patient’s loved ones that may help you through these first weeks.

Cover page for Spinal Cord Injury Caregiver Guide by Shepherd Center

Spinal Cord Injury Caregiver Guide

Tips and advice for a patient’s loved ones that may help you through these first weeks.