The Deposit Free Library is pleased to offer a talk by Dr. Richard Tenser on Monday, August 21st at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Tenser has local ties, as he is a summer resident of Deposit. He is also well-versed in the field of neurology with an extensive background in neurological medicine.
Dr. Tenser trained at SUNY Upstate, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, and Yale University. He worked at Penn State University College of Medicine and the Hershey Medical Center from 1976-2016 and served as the Chief of Neurology from 1985-2003. During this time, he was involved in teaching and patient care, as well as research on virus infections of the nervous system, emphasizing multiple sclerosis. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Multiple Sclerosis Center at Hershey.
During the library talk, Dr. Tenser plans to begin with a discussion of the anatomy and function of the human nervous system and follow up with a discussion of common neurological illnesses such as stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, and neuropathy. There will be time for questions following the talk.