“Alzheimer’s and Dementia” will be the topic of the May wellness lecture at the Arizona Senior Academy, presented by a prominent Tucson neurologist, Dr. L. Rod Anderson. Open to the public free of charge, the lecture is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday (May 18) in the Great Room of the ASA Building.
Dr. Anderson is currently in private practice with Western Neurosurgery Ltd. He also serves as director of Vascular Neurology at the Carondelet Neurological Institute, where he remains active as a neurosonologist interpreting transcranial Doppler studies.
A graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Anderson is board-certified in both neurology and vascular neurology. He completed his neurology residency as well as a Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Fellowship at the University of Arizona.
Prior to joining Carondelet Neurological Institute, Anderson held an appointment as an assistant professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Arizona, where he was a co-director of the Comprehensive Stroke Team and a neurosonologist in the Vascular Lab. He has been a principal investigator and co-investigator in numerous clinical research trials involving both the acute treatment and prevention of stroke.
He is a professional member of both the American Academy of Neurology and the American Stroke Association.
Written by H. Deon Holt, Academy Village Volunteer