New Town Center Tenants Open

Fallbrook is pleased to announce two new Town Center tenants, The Multiple Sclerosis Center of Nebraska, along with the Neurological Research Center of Nebraska, and State Farm Insurance agent Shawn Kriefels, have opened their doors for business.

The Multiple Sclerosis Center of Nebraska, along with the Neurological Research Center of Nebraska opened in early May, 2013 at 575 Fallbrook Boulevard.  The Centers will be dedicated to the comprehensive care for individuals with multiple sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases.  In addition, the Center will be the only one in the region committed to promoting cutting edge research in the field of MS and other neurodegenerative diseases.

The Center will be led by Nebraska native Dr. John C. Puente graduated from UNMC and is a board certified neurologist, specializing in treating Multiple Sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases.

He will be joined by Mary Filipi, PhD, nurse practitioner. Mary has been in the field of MS care for more than 17 years and holds a PhD in neuroscience. She has been active in MS research, bringing both pharmaceutical trials to patients and developing her own research in the field.  She is well published in MS research and sits on the editorial board of the International Journal of MS Care.

The Research Center will be directed by Pamela Laws who holds a Master’s degree in Neuropsychology from the University of Kansas. She has expertise in research both in hospital and outpatient clinic settings.

Patients can expect continuity of care with access to infusion services. The Center currently is participating and enrolling in several studies for multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s. The Center fully expects to expand its study offerings in the future.

Interested patients can call the office at 402-483-0050 to inquire or contact their current physician for a referral.

State Farm Insurance agent, Shawn Kriefels opened the agency’s new location at the Fallbrook Town Center on April 1.  Kriefels’ State Farm agency has been in business for 11 years and provides insurance and financial services for auto, home, life, health, business, and retirement planning.

State Farm Insurance is located at 570 Fallbrook Boulevard, Suite 111.  More information can be found at or by calling 402-435-2250