The Ohio State MS Community is designed to connect you to the information, resources and support you need.

The Ohio State Multiple Sclerosis Center is a dedicated center for people with MS and their families. We help patients manage their multiple sclerosis by offering classes, lectures and events that bring the MS Community together.

Educational Events

Mark your calendar for the next FREE Virtual MS Education Series Event

Thursday, July 8, 2021   6 - 7:30 p.m.

Registration will be available soon. Please check back often. 

Click here for the latest MS Education Event Video and Resources.

 

Visit one of our experts- make an appointment.

We would love the opportunity care for you.  

To schedule an appointment online, fill out our simple form or call 614-482-2076. 

We look forward to learning about you and working together to improve your quality of life in MS.

 

 

 

Our Team

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Benjamin Segal, MD

MS Program Director, Neurologist

Robert Fallis, MD

Robert Fallis, MD

MS Specialist, Neurologist

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Tirisham Gyang, MD

MS Specialist, Neurologist

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Margaret Hansen, RPh

Pharmacist

Dr. Hansen is a clinical pharmacist who joined the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center’s Neurology Department in 2019. She sees patients for baseline screening and education prior to starting or switching to a new MS disease-modifying therapy, and provides the ongoing lab safety monitoring. Dr. Hansen obtained a PharmD from the University of Kansas and graduated with distinction. She completed ASHP-accredited residency training in Pharmacy Practice at Prisma Health in Columbia, South Carolina, and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy at Kaiser Permanente Colorado in Denver, Colorado. Her clinical interests within the MS clinic include women’s health, tobacco cessation and improving immunization rates.
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Kristi Epstein, APRN, CNP, CCRN

MS Nurse Practitioner

Kristi has over 20 years of experience as a clinical nurse, including critical care with special certification, infusion therapy, oncology and neurology. She worked in neurology infusion prior to joining the team as a certified nurse practitioner. Special interests within the MS clinic include wellness, reproductive issues and clinical research. She has a BSN with honors from Saint Francis College of Nursing and an MSN with honors from Bradley University. She has been recognized nationally for nursing excellence and has obtained multiple clinical certifications.

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Leigh Ann Shinnick, BSN, RN

MS Nurse

Leigh Ann has over eight years of experience in the neurology clinic. Her clinical experience includes neurology and oncology infusion. Her interests include patient education and wellness. She received her BSN with high honors from Ohio University.
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Erica Wright, LISW-S

Social Worker, Neurology

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Erica Dawson, PhD

Neuropsychology

Iryna Crescenze, MD

Iryna Crescenze, MD

Urology

David Hirsh, MD

David Hirsh, MD

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Misty Green, CCRC

Misty Green, CCRC

Clinical Research Manager Neurology

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 has participated in multiple trials for multiple sclerosis as well as other neurologic conditions. She is a trained phlebotomist.

Resources and Support

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MS Education

View and learn more about our Multiple Sclerosis Education Webinar Series at the Ohio State Multiple Sclerosis Center.

View webinars and resources

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MS Stories

At the Ohio State Multiple Sclerosis Center, we treat and research MS in the hopes of stopping disease progression, restoring function and ending MS forever. 

Recent MS news stories

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MS Information Guide

Download our guide to understanding multiple sclerosis. Our experts at The Ohio State Multiple Sclerosis Center are world-renowned leaders in the treatment and research of multiple sclerosis.  We treat a wide range of patients with MS and related disorders, including individuals with the most difficult to treat forms of disease.

Get MS Information Guide

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Clinical Trials

Researchers at Ohio State’s Multiple Sclerosis Center, conducting both laboratory and clinical research, are keeping pace with — and often leading — efforts  to advance care for MS.

Clinical trials at Ohio State offer you access to the most current diagnosis, treatment and symptom management breakthroughs, sometimes years before they are commercially available.

Enroll in a clinical trial

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society

The Ohio State MS Center is a partner of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, sponsoring events such as Walk MS, Bike MS and community events.

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