Brent E. Masel M.D. is the Executive Vice-President for Medical Affairs with the Centre for Neuroskills and is a Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He previously served as the President and Medical Director of the Transitional Learning Center at Galveston from 1994 -2017. Dr. Masel received his Medical Degree from the Loyola University School of Medicine, and completed his post-graduate training from the University of Texas Medical Branch. He is a Board Certified Neurologist and was in the private practice of Neurology for 16 years.
He has conducted research and has over 40 publications in the areas of brain injury rehabilitation including virtual reality, hyperbaric oxygen treatment, sleep abnormalities, metabolic abnormalities, hormonal dysfunction, and the long term medical issues from chronic brain injury. Dr. Masel is a Board member of the North American Brain Injury Society, and the Brain Injury Association of America, where he serves as the National Medical Director. He is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Brain Injury Association of Texas, the Innovations in Clinical Treatment Award from the North American Brain Injury Society and is the recipient of the 2013 Sheldon Berrol Clinical Services Award from the Brain Injury Association of America. His greatest achievement is his two sons who are both physicians.