Multiple Sclerosis Center Holding Open House, Sept. 21

The recently opened Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding an open house Saturday, September 21, 10 a.m. to 12:00 noon, first floor of the Amdur building on the medical center campus, 1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ. Guests will have an opportunity to meet staff, explore the center, learn about services and meet the director of the center, MS Certified Specialist David Duncan, M.D. Dr. Duncan will attend the open house 11 a.m. to 12 noon. For more information and to register, call Megan Puschel at 732-897-3620. Refreshments will be served.

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The MS Center’s integrated and multidisciplinary clinical team, part of Hackensack Meridian Health’s Neuroscience Institute, provides patients with comprehensive care to improve symptoms, optimizing their ability to function in their professional and personal lives, reduce pain and improve quality of life. The center’s specialists provide a wide variety of services and treatments, such as physical, occupational, swallowing and speech therapies as well as addressing other problems frequently associated with MS, including; headaches, sleep disorders, vision problems, bladder and bowel issues, sexual problems, spasticity, pain, psychological well-being, and more.

PHOTO CAPTION: (MS Center ribbon cutting 2)
Pictured at the ribbon cutting for the new MS Center, from left, is Kenneth N. Sable, M.D., MBA, FACEP, Hackensack Meridian Health regional president, southern market; Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers CEO June Halper; Dr. Duncan; Alan Colicchio, M.D., Hackensack Meridian Health medical director, Southern Market, Neuroscience Care Transformation Service; Jersey Shore University Medical Center (JSUMC) Chief Hospital Executive Vito Buccellato, MPA, LNHA; Annamarie Cutroneo, MHA, CPXP, JSUMC vice president, Experience and Hospitality; Brian Walch, JSUMC director, Operations and Meredith Gongora, R.N., BSN, ONC, nurse manager, MS Center.

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