Episode 14 – Dr Mary Rensel

Inspiring Women Leaders

Episode 14 – Dr Mary Rensel

November 23, 2022

Episode 14 – Dr Mary Rensel

Dr Mary Rensel, MD, is the founder of Brain Fresh, a brain-based time management system for busy professional women for enhanced joy and peace.

She is co-founder of Brain Ops Group, a group focused on optimizing brain performance to achieve better business outcomes. She is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Director of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis and Wellness of the Mellen Center of the Cleveland Clinic.

She graduated from the Medical College of Ohio and completed her Neuroimmunology fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic.  She is board-certified in both Neurology and Integrative Medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Rensel’s work has focused on Adult and Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis, Brain Health and Integrative Medicine.  Her work in academic medicine often intersects with wellness, advocacy, innovation, entrepreneurship and strategic initiatives. 

She has been the “Best Doctor” in Cleveland since 2010 as per the Cleveland Magazine. She is the Past President of the Women’s Professional Staff Association of the Cleveland Clinic. 

She is active as an Advanced Peer Coach, mentor, scientific reviewer, clinical researcher, activity director, book editor, entrepreneur and national speaker. 

She has appeared on numerous media outlets including Good Morning America.

In this episode, Dr Rensel and I chat about:

Her leadership roles
Her leadership style
Her leadership journey
The leaders that helped her rise
The challenges she faced on her journey
How she navigated those challenges
How she thinks you can become a strong and kind leader
Her ‘take home’ leadership messages for the listeners, and
What she is currently excited to be working on.

Dr Rensel can be contacted via [email protected] and her social media links can be found on Linktree – 

Please reach out to Dr Harrison for individual coaching and/or organisational training via [email protected]

His web address and social media profile links / handles include:

He has co-written a new online course entitled ‘How to be Assertive, Maintain Boundaries, and Say “No!”‘ which can be accessed instantly here for only £55/$66:

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