Author: Natalie Pugar (Natalie Pugar)

DCND Response to COVID-19
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DCND Response to COVID-19

Our Response DCND is closely monitoring the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Ohio. We take your health seriously and want you to know we are taking extra measures to ensure our waiting areas and exam rooms are disinfected frequently. Per CDC guidelines, your provider may also limit the amount of unnecessary contact including handshakes....

DCND Recognized as MS Center
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DCND Recognized as MS Center

Dayton Center for Neurological Disorders (DCND) is officially recognized and certified as the only Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care in Dayton, Ohio.

DCND helps raise funds for Alzheimer’s Association
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DCND helps raise funds for Alzheimer’s Association

DAYTON, OH – Dayton Center for Neurological Disorders helped the Alzheimer’s Association raise thousands of dollars at their annual Reason to Hope breakfast in Dayton on March 12th.   DCND is one of many sponsors for the Reason to Hope event. Three staff members, including Dr. Ken Pugar were also on the planning committee.  ...

Dr. Pugar Receives Distinguished Service Award
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Dr. Pugar Receives Distinguished Service Award

Dayton, OH (DCND) – On Saturday, December 8th, Dr. Kenneth Pugar received the Distinguished Service Award through Grandview Medical Center. The honor recognizes someone every year who is committed to growth and academic excellence at Grandview Medical Center and Southview Medical Center. Dr. Pugar has a well established record of patient care, a commitment to...

Improving Safety for Patients with Dementia
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Improving Safety for Patients with Dementia

DCND – (November 2018)- November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and we are focusing on improving safety for patients with the disease. One of our providers, Brandi Ballantyne, DNP just completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree and made safety and dementia her doctoral project.   “Like many other families, I have experienced the difficulties of caring...

World Stroke Day: What You Should Know
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World Stroke Day: What You Should Know

DAYTON, OH (Oct. 2018) –  October 29 is World Stroke Day, a perfect time to reflect on stroke treatment and prevention. The most recent studies by the CDC show Montgomery and Clark County still suffering of 88-114 stroke deaths per 100,000 people. Those are some of the highest rates in the country. Here are some other...

Dr. Dula joins DCND
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Dr. Dula joins DCND

DCND (August 2018) – Dr. Drew Dula is joining the Dayton Center for Neurological Disorders team in August. He is a neurologist who brings the total number of doctors at DCND to 14. Dr. Dula just completed his residency training at Grandview Medical Center in Dayton. He received his D.O. degree from Kansas City University...