Speaker Bio: Frederick Robert Carrick is Professor of Neurology at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Adjunct Professor at MGH Institute for Health Professions and Professor of Neurology and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Mental Health Research in association with the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (CMHR-CU). He directs the Carrick Institute which maintains 28 medical education extension facilities throughout the world and Carrick Care, a charity foundation serving the neurological needs of the underprivileged. He has taught clinical neurology around the world to physicians from all disciplines for 40 years and has held professorships in neurology at several institutions. He holds board certifications in neurology and fellowship credentials in Neuro-otology, Vestibular Rehabilitation and EEG.
Dr. Carrick’s research involves both investigations in clinical neuroscience and medical education. He has special interests in health care professional education, movement disorders, traumatic brain injury and sports concussions where he has developed novel treatments. His current projects are focused on developing better treatments for traumatic brain injury utilizing both animal and human subjects as well as clinical education. Dr. Carrick maintains an International consultant specialist practice in neurology and attends patients referred to him from around the globe, including professional athletes, Olympians and celebrities. He is the subject of the Emmy award-winning PBS documentary "Waking up the Brain" as well as appearances on prime time television, newspaper, magazine and journal articles.
*Certified by the WANP for 1 Category 1 continuing education credit for Washington NDs*
(Originally presented on October 10, 2020)