Neurology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders of the nervous system. The nervous system has two major divisions:
- Central nervous system: the brain and spinal cord
- Peripheral nervous system: all other neural elements, such as eyes, ears, skin, and other “sensory receptors”
Robert Kriel, MD, Pediatric Neurologist: Dr. Kriel is a Professor in Experimental
and Clinical Pharmacology, and is Coordinator of
Clinical Research for the Center for Orphan Drug Research.
Dr. Kriel earned his BS from Haverford College and upon graduation
he received his MD degree from John Hopkins University. He is a Professor
in the Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology, Medical School and the College
of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota since 1991.
His clinical experience has been as head of Pediatric Neurology at St. Paul Ramsey
and Gillette Children’s Hospitals, and at Hennepin County Medical Center.
Time: 9 am to 12 pm
3 hours of Continuing Education Credits