Dr. Besecker is a Research Associate for Emerald Advisers, LLC. focusing on Life Sciences research. He practiced pediatrics for 37 years in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and was Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Lancaster General Hospital from 1968 to 1980. Dr. Besecker has been the Clinical Instructor to the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and the Penn State Medical School from 1970 to present. He served on the Board of Directors at Lancaster General Hospital from 1996 to 2002. Dr. Besecker is a graduate of Penn State University and Jefferson Medical School.