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Milestones


1895

St. Joseph's opened as the first hospital in Phoenix

1962

Barrow Neurological Institute opened

1981

The Inpatient NeuroRehabilitationCenter established

1985

Oliver Otter Water Safety Program developed

1986

Center for Transitional Neurorehabilitation, the first in Arizona, opened

1988

First Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) Accreditated Rehab Program in Arizona

1990

Helmet Your Head Injury Prevention Program implemented

1996

The first Day on the Lake, the only adapted water sports program offered in Arizona

2002

The Community and Recreation Resource Guide published

2004

Partnership with Spofit, the largest independent gym designed specifically for persons with disability, began

2005

The Helmet Your Head Prevention Program won a HEMMY Award from the AZ Public Health Association

2005

Barrow partnered withthe ArizonaHeart Associationto developstatewide stroke screening guidelines

2006

First secure brain injury unit in Arizona

2007

Spinal Cord InjuryWellness Clinic opens

2007

First lung transplant patient at St. Joseph's

2010

Barrow prevention received Arizona Business Magazine’s Health Care Leadership Award in the Community Outreach category

2010

Driving to Excel launched at the Bondurant School of High Performance Driving

2010

The Barrow Connection began providing Barrow Connector peer mentors to provide support and resources to those who are newly injured

2011

BRAINS Concussion Clinic and Rehab Services opened

2012

Ashlyn Dyer Aquatic Center opened

2012

Barrow Connectionbegan providingBarrow Connectors to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

2013

St. Joseph's celebrated 25 years of CARF Accreditation with the most accredited medical rehab programs in Arizona

2013

Valley Fever rehab program began

2013

Inpatient rehab program for deep brain stimulation patients launched

2013

First “breathing" lung transplant in Arizona