Michael Racke, MD
Director, Division of Multiple Sclerosis
I am a professor in the Department of Neurology. My clinical and research interests include neuroimmunology and multiple sclerosis, specifically studying disease pathogenesis and developing novel therapies.
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Our Advanced Practice Providers
Christine Bogda, CNP
Family nurse practitioner Christine Bogda, CNP, specializes in MS diagnosis, management and treatment. She has both a master’s and bachelor’s degree in nursing. She also has experience caring for critically ill neurology and neurosurgical patients.
Jaime Imitola, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Neurology
Dr. Imitola's current research focuses on identifying and validating genes that mediate the responses of neural stem cells to the central nervous system injury in multiple sclerosis and brain cancer.
Clinical Research Assistant
As clinical research coordinator, Kevin McGovern assists in the coordination of proper adherence to protocol requirements, active enrollment of patients, collection of necessary biological samples, maintenance of study records and compliance with all regulatory agencies.View Full Bio
Clinical Research Coordinator
Misty Green has more than 10 years’ experience as both a lead and backup coordinator for more than 125 clinical studies. She has worked with pediatric, geriatric and terminally ill patients on oncology studies, allergy studies and respiratory studies. She is a trained phlebotomist.
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator
Stephanie Scarberry, RN, has been with the Wexner Medical Center since 2004. As a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator, she plans, organizes and coordinates the care of patients on clinical research protocols in the Department of Neurology and the Division of Epilepsy Research. She monitors the care of study participants and ensures proper follow-up visits are scheduled and conducted. Stephanie also educates patients regarding assigned protocols.
Research Assistant Professor
Yuhong Yang has studied as a research fellow for more than 13 years in Molecular Biology and Neuroimmunology. He has been a research assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Ohio State since 2011. He is interested in understanding molecule mechanisms that regulate CNS autoimmunity, with the goals of both identifying therapeutic targets and developing innovative therapies to treat patients.View Full Bio
Cynthia Hunter, RN
Nancy Ficco, RN