Frederick Robert Carrick, DC, PhD, MS-HPEd
- Adjunct Professor
- Health Professions Education
Frederick Robert Carrick, DC, PhD, MS-HPEd, is a 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 a Professor of Neurology at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, and an Adjunct Professor at MGH Institute for Health Professions. He is a MS-HPEd graduate of the MGH Institute and has a special interest 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.
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.
Dr. Carrick has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Dr. Carrick’s publications on PubMed or in his CV.