Speaking

A frequent national and international speaker throughout his 42 year career, Dr. Richard C. Senelick remains a humorous, influential voice—inspiring medical professionals, patients and families alike to look at illness and rehabilitation through a different lens.

Whether it’s exploring traumatic brain injury or providing an engaging look at new frontiers in neurorehabilitation, Dr. Richard C. Senelick has an array of lecture topics that can be adapted to your organization, group or company’s needs. His teaching style makes learning easy and fun. No one nods off during a Dr. Senelick presentation.

To inquire about availability or discuss the needs of your organization, please contact us at rsenelick@yahoo.com right now.

Lecture topics

Can Technology Make You Smarter
Cognitive enhancement and online cognitive programs are becoming increasingly popular. This presentation looks at the scientific evidence for and against this process. We are on the edge of a new era with medications and computers.

Sports Related Concussions and Mild Brain Injury
Mothers are increasingly worried about whether their children should be playing football, hockey and even soccer. Dr. Senelick looks at the causes of mild brain injuries and the long term consequences of playing competitive contact sports.

The Aging Brain
Dr. Senelick looks at the difference between “normal aging” and the beginning of Alzheimer’s Disease. What changes take place in brain? Should we test people for Alzheimer’s Disease and what can we do to prevent cognitive decline?

Brain Injury: A Look Inside
This informative, lively 60 minute lecture presents high quality graphics and actual pictures of the human brain to show areas of damage, explain brain repair and healing mechanisms and the major symptoms and problems that occur after brain injury.

Stroke: Why It Happens and How to Prevent It
This lecture explores one of the most devastating brain injuries, stroke, taking an audience on a journey to learn about the anatomy of a stroke, risk factors, treatment and prevention.

Neural Repair and Plasticity: Why Rehabilitation Works
An exploration of neural plasticity and the vast opportunities it provides for the treatment of stroke, brain injury or spinal cord injury survivors.

Critical Illness: A critical diagnosis for rehabilitation professionals
There as many cases of septic shock each year as stroke that leave the survivors with physical, cognitive and behavioral deficits. Dr. Senelick looks at why this is important and what needs to be done to identify these patients.

What is The Correct Dose of Rehab?
We know the correct dose an antibiotic or blood pressure medicine, but determining the right dose of rehabilitation therapy is complicated. This thought provoking lecture look at the current medical literature and new therapies on the horizon that might “enhance” the dose of therapy.

Physician Engagement: “What is it and how to you get it?”
Labeled as one of the most critical issues in healthcare organizations, many organizations fail to properly address the difficult and complex problem of improving “physician engagement.” Dr. Senelick looks at how to identify the key factors and incorporate them into your healthcare system or hospital.

Free Audio Books

Dr. Senelick’s classic books on brain injury are now available as audio books. Stream or download these audio books at no cost.