Dr. Daniel Amen
DANIEL G. AMEN, MD is an award-winning physician, psychiatrist, best-selling author, international speaker, and brain enhancement expert. He is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on applying brain scan imaging science to clinical psychiatric practice. He is the founder, CEO, and medical director of the world renowned Amen Clinics, Inc. The Amen Clinics have the world’s largest database of functional brain scans, totaling 70,000 scans. Dr. Amen educates companies, organizations, and individuals on the importance of brain health and the impact of the brain on every aspect of life.
Dr Amen is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human behavior at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. He is widely regarded as a gifted teacher, taking complex concepts in neuropsychiatry, neuroimaging, and brain health to make them easily accessible to other professionals and the general public.
Dr. Amen is the host of five highly successful PBS programs and a frequent radio and TV guest. He is also the author of 29 books, including the New York Times best-sellers, “The Amen Solution,” “Change Your Brain, Change Your Life,” “Magnificent Mind at Any Age” and “Change Your Brain, Change Your Body”.
Dr Amen is the lead researcher on the world’s largest brain imaging/brain rehabilitation study conducted on professional football players, which not only demonstrated significant brain damage in a high percentage of retired players, but also recognized the possibility for rehabilitation in many of them by putting into practice the principles of his work.
Together with Pastor Rick Warren, Dr. Mehmet Oz, and Dr. Mark Hyman, Dr. Amen is one of the chief architects on Saddleback Church’s “The Daniel Plan”, a 52-week program to get churches healthy (physically, mentally and spiritually).
Dr Amen is an engaging and entertaining speaker, and he is at the forefront of applying brain science to improve everyday life.