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Multiple Sclerosis Team

Program leadership

Multiple Sclerosis Center providers

Kristen M. Goff, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Neurology provider.

Kristen M. Goff, MPAS, PA-C


Neurology is a large, challenging field that is continually evolving. Working in this field allows me to draw on my life-long interest in science, while also giving me an opportunity to bu…
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Andrew R. Pachner, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Neurology provider.

Andrew R. Pachner, MD


The Multiple Sclerosis Center here at DHMC subscribes to the "Comprehensive Care" model. This means that our team addresses the needs of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in a holistic way,…
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Areas of Focus
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuro-immunology
  • Myasthenia gravis
Andrew D. Smith, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Neurology provider.

Andrew D. Smith, MD


I entered the field of multiple sclerosis (MS) and neuroimmunology because the complexity of these conditions and the care they require appeal to me. People with MS have varied symptoms an…
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Areas of Focus
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Autoimmune encephalitis
  • Neuromyelitis optica (NMO)
  • And 1 more areas of focus

Additional team members

Clinic team

Sarah Braginetz
Administrative Assistant
Sarah schedules new patient consultations and responds to patients' inquiries.

Kimberly Birney, RN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Clinical trials team

Catherine Andrews, RN
Clinical Research Nurse for MS and Neurology
Catherine manages patients' visits and care for clinical trials.

Charlotte Jeffreys
Research Assistant
Charlotte manages patients' visits and care for clinical trials.

Laboratory of Neuroimmunology (LONI)

Andrew Pachner, MD

Francesca Gilli, PhD

Krista DiSano, PhD

Clinical Imaging

Clifford J. Belden, MD
Chair of Radiology Department. Assistant Professor of Radiology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Clifford J. Eskey, MD, PhD
Director of Neuroradiology. Associate Professor of Radiology, Neurology & Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Neuroimaging Research in MS (Department of Psychiatry)

Heather Wishart, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

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