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Seltzer, Benjamin P. MD
Benjamin P. Seltzer, MD, died on October 22 at age 67. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Jefferson Medical College, he was a neurologist who researched Alzheimer's Disease. He taught at the medical schools of Harvard, Boston University, and Tulane, which he left after Katrina. He returned to Harvard and the Boston VA before being recruited to be Director, Program in Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. He was on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Arizona Alzheimer's Consortium and an author, lecturer, beloved physician and friend. Ben is survived by his wife Natalie, 93 year-old mother Sylvia and sister Dr. Marjorie Stanek, his children Daniel, Jennifer, Peter, and Nathan, his daughter-in-law Beth, and his grandchildren Edie and Theodore. A funeral was held on October 24 at Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home. Burial was in Chevra Thilim Memorial Park in New Orleans, LA.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Nov. 11, 2012
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