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Frederick Robert Carrick, DC, PhD, MS-HPEd

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Adjunct Professor
Department: 
Health Professions Education

Frederick Robert Carrick, DC, PhD, MS-HPEd, is Professor of Neurology and Senior Research Fellow of Bedfordshire Centre for Mental Health Research in association with the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (BCMHR-CU). He is also Professor of Neurology at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor at MGH Institute for Heatlh Professions.  He is a MS-HPEd graduate of the MGH Institute and has special interests in Health Professional Education. 

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 maintains an International consultant specialist practice in neurology and attends patients referred to him from around the globe, including professional athletes, Olympians and celebrities. His published scientific articles have appeared in the journals of Gait and Posture, Disability and Rehabilitation, Frontiers Public Health, Biomedical Science Instrumentation, Journal of Biomechanics, Current Pharmaceutical Design, Brain Injury, Neurorehabilitation, Clinical Neurophysiology, International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, Journal of Alternative Medicine, Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, Mediterranean Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, International Journal on Disability and Human Development and Frontiers in Neurology.

He is the principal investigator in several ongoing investigations designed to improve the diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injury. He is the recipient of numerous professional, governmental and societal awards for contributions to Health Care and the field of clinical neuroscience. Dr Carrick is the subject of the Emmy award-winning PBS documentary "Waking up the Brain" as well as countless prime time television, newspaper, magazine and journal articles. He has special interests in movement disorders, traumatic brain injury and sports concussions and has developed novel treatments and patents in this area.


Research Interests

Dr. Carrick’s research involves both investigations in clinical neuroscience and medical education. He is a clinical trialist and graduate of Harvard Medical School’s GCSRT Program.  He has been involved in many clinical trials and his published research spans a 40 year career.  He has special interests in health care professional education but has also published extensively in the areas of movement disorders, traumatic brain injury and sports concussions where he has developed novel treatments and patents. His current projects are focused on developing better treatments for traumatic brain injury utilizing both animal and human subjects as well as clinical education.


Education

BS, Pre-Med, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Doctor of Chiropractic, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Canada
Orthopedics, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illinois
Neurology, New York Chiropractic College, Glen Cove, New York
PhD, Dissertation: Neurophysiological Implications in Learning AAT 9713635, Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Post Doctoral Clinical Scholar Research Clinical Trials, with Commendation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
MS-HPEd, MGH Institute of Health Professions  

Publications

Abdulrahman M, Ahmed A, Carrick FR. Implementing Resident Research Program to Enhance Physicians Research in the United Arab Emirates. Int J Appl Basic Med Res. 2019 Apr-Jun;9(2):75-79. doi: 10.4103/ijabmr.IJABMR_183_18. PubMed PMID: 31041168; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6477951.

Zaman R, Carrick FR, Hankir A. Innovative approaches to improving the image of psychiatrists and psychiatry amongst medical students and doctors in the UK. Psychiatr Danub. 2018 Nov;30(Suppl 7):616-619. PubMed PMID: 30439859.

Carrick FR, Pagnacco G, Hankir A, Abdulrahman M, Zaman R, Kalambaheti ER, Barton DA, Link PE, Oggero E. The Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder With Auditory Neurofeedback: A Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial Using the Mente​ Autism Device. Front Neurol. 2018 Jul 5;9:537. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00537. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30026726; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6041407.

Abdulrahman M, Nair SC, Farooq MM, Al Kharmiri A, Al Marzooqi F, Carrick FR. Burnout and depression among medical residents in the United Arab Emirates: A Multicenter study. J Family Med Prim Care. 2018 Mar-Apr;7(2):435-441. doi: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_199_17. Erratum in: J Family Med Prim Care. 2018 Jul-Aug;7(4):839. PubMed PMID: 30090790; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6060937.

Carrick FR, Clark JF, Pagnacco G, Antonucci MM, Hankir A, Zaman R, Oggero E. Head-Eye Vestibular Motion Therapy Affects the Mental and Physical Health of Severe Chronic Postconcussion Patients. Front Neurol. 2017 Aug 22;8:414. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00414. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28878731; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5572417.

Carrick FR, Abdulrahman M, Hankir A, Zayaruzny M, Najem K, Lungchukiet P, Edwards RA. Randomized Controlled Study of a Remote Flipped Classroom Neuro-otology Curriculum. Front Neurol. 2017 Jul 24;8:349. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00349. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28790966; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5523077.

See PubMed for all publications.