Shirley Ryan AbilityLab: In the News

Read the ESPN story about James Pradke, a former patient who recently participated in the U.S. Department of Defense’s Warrior Games. James’ motivation was to show others recovering from life-threatening ...

  • By: RIC Matters
  • July 13, 2017
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Shirley Ryan AbilityLab: In the News

Falls are the second-leading cause of death by injury, after car accidents. An article in the science magazine Mosaic examines this phenomenon and offers readers tips on how to protect ...

  • By: RIC Matters
  • June 15, 2017
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Shirley Ryan AbilityLab: In the News

ABC 7 features Leon Jackson, a 26-year-old gunshot wound survivor, who is currently a patient at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. Jackson’s outlook remains positive and future focused despite being shot ...

  • By: RIC Matters
  • June 08, 2017
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Shirley Ryan AbilityLab: In the News

Crain’s Chicago Business profiled Dr. Joanne C. Smith, MD, president and CEO, in its “The Takeaway” feature.   Digital Trends featured the sitting/standing wheelchair designed by engineers at the Center ...

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  • June 02, 2017
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Shirley Ryan AbilityLab: In the News

The Center for Bionic Medicine at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab introduced a groundbreaking design for a manual sitting/standing wheelchair, recently featured on WGN and CBS 2. The wheelchair rolls and ...

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  • May 26, 2017
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Shirley Ryan AbilityLab: In the News

Joanne Smith, MD, president and CEO, was featured in Modern Luxury, where she was described as a visionary physician who moved one of the city’s most treasured medical institutions into ...

  • By: RIC Matters
  • May 11, 2017
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