Daniel G. Amen
FOUNDER, AMEN CLINICS, INC.
Daniel Amen is the brain doctor, devoted to letting people live better lives by ensuring they have better brains. “When your brain works right, you work right; and when your brain is troubled, you are much more likely to have trouble in your life,” he says. Dr. Amen is the lead researcher on the world’s largest study of professional football players and their brain imaging and rehabilitation. His project demonstrated high levels of brain damage in players and showed possible areas for significant recovery using principles that underlie his work. Dr. Amen also presides over the world’s largest database of functional brain scans relating to behavior: nearly 90,000 scans on patients from 111 countries. He amassed this portfolio as founder of Amen Clinics in Costa Mesa and San Francisco, Calif.; Bellevue, Wash.; Reston, Va.; Atlanta and New York City. Dr. Amen is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a physician, a double board certified psychiatrist and nine-time New York Times bestselling author.