Midwest Clinical Research Center

Dayton, OH

Midwest Clinical Research Center Overview

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Principal Investigators
Otto R. Dueno, MD
Board Certified Psychiatry

Bernadette D’Souza, MD
Board Certified Psychiatry

Site Director
Melissa Ellis


  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • General Anxiety Disorder
  • Migraine
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Opioid Use Disorder
  • Pain Management
  • PTSD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Tardive Dyskinesia


  • 19 bed Inpatient Psychiatric Unit
  • Outpatient Research Clinic
  • Dedicated, controlled and secure indoor smoking room

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May, 2017: Dr. Otto Dueno, Medical Director, has led MCRC in conducting studies in new therapeutic areas, which include treatment resistant depression, tardive dyskinesia, opioid-use disorder, eating disorders, PTSD, essential tremors, smoking and insomnia. Along with Dr. Isabel Kuhar-Arcure, the site is focused on promoting its capabilities in Phase I, PK, bioequivalence studies, pediatric studies, insomnia and smoking. MCRC has added to its recruitment staff in order to build its patient database.