Speaker Spotlight – Richard Clendaniel – an Expert in Vestibular Rehabilitation

Richard Clendaniel, PT, PhD
is a well respected member of our Faculty presenting his popular CEU Course: “Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Management of Individuals with Dizziness and Balance Disorders”

He is an assistant professor in the Department of Community & Family Medicine, Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Duke University Medical Center. He maintains an active practice evaluating and treating patients with vestibular disorders and dizziness. His primary research is in the normal function of the vestibular system and the plasticity of the vestibular system following injury.

He received his MS in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was a clinician and faculty member at UAB for several years before receiving his Ph.D., in Behavioral Neuroscience (Department of Psychology) from UAB. He completed a two year post-doctoral fellowship in neuro-otology with Susan Herdman, Ph.D., PT. Prior to joining the faculty at Duke, he was on faculty at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery, where he was director of the Vestibular Rehabilitation program. 

Upcoming dates and venues:
September 27-28, 2013 – Minneapolis, MN
October 11-12, 2013 – Denison – Nr Dallas, TX
November 15-16, 2013 – Wallingford, CT

and 2014 dates coming soon!