Publications & Presentations

Read our research papers, and see the list of presentations delivered by members of our team.

Published:

Esopenko. C., Meyer, J., Wilde, E.A., Marshall, A.D., Tate, D.F., Lin, A. P., Koerte, I.K., Werner, K.B., Dennis, E.L., Ware, A.L., de Souza, N.L., Menefee, D.S., Dans-O’Connor, K., Stein, D.J., Bigler, E.D., Shenton, M.E., Chou, K.S., Postmus, J.L., Monahan, K., Eagan-Johnson, B., van Donkelaar, P., Merkley, T.L., Valez, C., Hodges, C., Lindsey, H.M., Johnson, P., Irimia, A., Spruiell, M., Bennett, E.R., Bridwell, A., Zieman, G., Hillary, F.G. (2021) A global collaboration to study intimate partner violence-related head trauma: The ENIGMA consortium IPV working group. Brain Imaging and Behaviour, 15: 475-503.

Maldonado-Rodriguez, N., Crocker, C.G.V., Taylor, E., Jones, K.E., Rothlander, K., Smirl, J., Wallace, C., van Donkelaar, P. (2021) Characterization of cognitive-motor function in women who have experienced intimate partner violence-related brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 38: 2723-2730

Nicol, B., Mason, K., van Donkelaar, P., Gainforth, H. (2021) Using behaviour change theory to understand factors influencing screening for traumatic brain injuries among women who have experienced intimate partner violence. Women’s Health Reports, 2: 305-315.

Smirl, J.D., Jones, K.E., Copeland, P., Khatra, O., Taylor, E., van Donkelaar, P. (2019) Characterizing symptoms of traumatic brain injury in survivors of intimate partner violence. Brain Injury, 33: 1529-1538.

*To access the full publication, email info@soarproject.ca

Submitted:

Adhikari, S.P., Maldonado-Rodriguez, N., Smirl, J.D., Boyle, Q., Mason, K., van Donkelaar, P. Cognitive-motor deficits and psychopathological comorbidities in intimate partner violence-caused brain injury.

Adhikari, S.P., Maldonado-Rodriguez, N., Smiley, S.C., Lewis, C.D., Horst, M.D., Lai, C.W.J., Gill, I.K., Mason, K., Varto, H., van Donkelaar, P. Characterizing the intersection of intimate partner violence and brain injury: A retrospective chart review.

Boyle, Q., Illes, J., Simonetto, D., van Donkelaar, P. Ethicolegal considerations of screening for brain injury in women who have experienced intimate partner violence.

Dow-Fleisner, S., Harris-Gendron, S., van Donkelaar, P., Mason, K. Assessing measures of resilience and posttraumatic growth for use among survivors of intimate partner violence-related brain injury: A scoping review

Ellis, M., Stewart, A., van Donkelaar, P., Haag, H., Russell, K., Toccalino, D., Colantonio, A., Esopenko, C. Medical assessment and management of acute intimate partner violence traumatic brain injury

Ellis, M., Russell, K., Esopenko, C., van Donkelaar, P., Toccalino, D., Haag, H., Colantonio, A. The urgent need for a national strategy to address intimate partner violence traumatic brain injury in Canada. 

Harris-Gendron, S., Dow-Fleisner, S., Mason, K., van Donkelaar, P. Assessing quality of life in survivors of brain injury from intimate partner violence: A scoping review.

January

  • Stranges, T Characterizing Brain Injury in Queer Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence' CTRC 12th meeting 2022, Virtual

February

  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. BI in IPV update from Canada. Pink Concussions Casual Conversations video chat.
  • Mason, K. IPV and BI: Things to Think About. Rise Up society staff training workshop.

March

  •  Mason, K. Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence and Trauma-informed Practice. Third Space Charity team training workshop.
  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. When Love Hurts: Brain injury in intimate partner violence. UBCO Health and Exercise Sciences Concussion course guest lecture.
  • Mason, K. Moving Ahead: Putting knowledge of BI in IPV into practice. UBCO Health and Exercise Sciences Concussion course guest lecture.

April

  • Marshall, R Prehospital Management of Intimate Partner Violence: An Opportunity For Better Patient Outcomes Fanshawe Paramedic Research Day 2022

 May

  •  van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. Moving Ahead: Understanding intimate partner violence-related brain injury. Abuse Hurts Hope Conference Series – LEARN.
  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. Moving Ahead: Exploring brain injury in intimate partner violence. Recognizing and Responding to Brain Injuries among Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence in the Fraser Valley webinar.
  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. When Love Hurts: Exploring the intersection of brain injury and intimate partner violence. UBC School of Population and Public Health Principles and Practices of Injury Prevention course guest lecture.

June

  • Dhaliwal, J Intimate Partner Violence Related Brain Injury in South Asian Women CTRC 13th meeting 2022 and CCN 2nd Annual meeting, Montreal
  • Marshall, R Prehospital Education, Knowledge, Attitudes, and Preparedness to Manage Cases of Intimate Partner Violence and Related Brain Injury CTRC 13th meeting 2022 and CCN 2nd Annual meeting, Montreal
  • Adhikari, S Investigating incident and characteristics of intimate partner violence-related brain injury in acute stage CTRC 13th meeting 2022 and CCN 2nd Annual meeting, Montreal 
  • Stranges, T Characterizing Brain Injury in Queer Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence' Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health Research Retreat 
  • van Donkelaar, P Characterizing brain injury in women who have experienced intimate partner violence. Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health Research Retreat 

January

  • van Donkelaar, P. Brain Injury in People Experiencing Marginalization. Canadian Concussion Network.
  • Boyle, Q. Ethical considerations of screening for traumatic brain injury in women who have experienced intimate partner violence. Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium (CTRC)
  • Maldonado-Rodriguez, M. Complex sensorimotor task performance is altered in women who have experienced intimate partner violence-related brain injury. Canadian Concussion Network Annual Meeting.
  • Adhikari, S. Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Community Support Network Intervention for Women with Intimate partner Violence-related Traumatic Brain Injury. Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Consortium (CTRC)

February

  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. Extended learning from the Concussion Awareness Training Tool. Moving Ahead: Putting Knowledge of Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence
  • Boyle, Q. To screen or not to screen? A question of ethics. Moving Ahead: Putting Knowledge of Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence into Practice.
  • van Donkelaar, P & Mason, K. Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence. Pink Concussions Casual Conversations presentation.
  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence. BC Women’s Hospital Women’s Health Research Institute Symposium
  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence. UBC Women’s Health Research Cluster Women’s Brain Health conference.

March

  • Adhikari, S., Maldonado-Rodriguez, N., Quiroz Molinares, N., van Donkelaar, P., Valera, E. Characterizing intimate partner-related brain injuries and its impact on psychopathological comorbidities. Women's Health Research Institute (WHRI).

April

  • Adhikari, S., Dev R., & Sandborgh, M.  Alternatives to routinely used physiotherapy interventions for achieving maximum patients’ benefits and minimizing therapists’ exposure in COVID-19 - A commentary. World Physiotherapy Congress 2021. Poster Presentation.

June

  • Adhikari, S., Dev R. Characterization of traumatic brain injury and strangulation using the Brain Injury Severity Assessment Tool CTRC spring meeting 2021
  • Mason, K. Brain injury in intimate partner violence, Heads Together Think Tanks Lunch and Learn (online)
  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. Moving Ahead: Exploring incidence, consequences and supports for women survivors of brain injury in intimate partner violence. Brain Injury Canada Conference (online)
  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. When Love Hurts: Exploring the intersection between intimate partner violence and brain injury. UBC School of Population and Public Health Principles and Practices of Injury Prevention course guest lecture (online)

September

  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. TBI and Intimate Partner Violence: Practices That Work. National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) State of the States conference.
  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K.  When Love Hurts: Exploring brain injury in intimate partner violence. West Parry Sound Health Centre grand rounds.

October

  • Mason, K. Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence and Trauma-Informed Practice. Braintrust Canada staff training workshop.

January

  • Maldonado-Rodriguez N, van Donkelaar P. Characterizing blood biomarkers of traumatic brain injury in women who have experienced traumatic brain injury. Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium, Lake Louse, AB
  • van Donkelaar P. SOAR (Supporting Survivors of Abuse and Brain Injury through Research): Update and future directions. Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium, Lake Louse, AB
  • Mason K, van Donkelaar P. Intimate Partner Violence & Acquired Brain Injury, Nanaimo Brain Injury Society, Nanaimo, BC.

 February

  • Mason K, van Donkelaar P. Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence, Canadian Federation of University Women, Kelowna, BC.

 March

  • Mason K, van Donkelaar P. Connecting the Dots: Exploring the Intersection of Traumatic
    Brain Injury and Intimate Partner Violence, Canadian Domestic Violence Conference, Halifax, NS.

April

  • Mason K, van Donkelaar P. When Love Hurts: Exploring the intersection of intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury, UBC Women’s Health Research Cluster - webinar

May

  • Mason K. SOAR (Supporting Survivors of Abuse and Brain Injury through Research), Pink Concussions Partner-Inflected Brain Injury Task Force - webinar

June

  • Mason K, van Donkelaar P. Love Shouldn’t Hurt: Exploring the connection between intimate partner violence and brain injury, Moosejaw Military Family Resource Centre - webinar

July

  • Mason K, van Donkelaar P. Online Symposium on Brain Injury in Vulnerable Populations - Australasian Neuroscience Society. Exploring Incidence, Consequences, and Supports for Women Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence.

October

  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. Getting to Know the Concussion Awareness Training Tool Online workshop. British Columbia Society of Transition Houses Annual Training Forum. Vancouver B.C.

November

  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. Invisible Wounds: Understanding IPV-related Brain injury keynote presentation and Moving Ahead: Supporting Survivors of IPV-related Brain Injury workshop. Diverse Voices family violence conference, Edmonton, Alberta.
  • van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. Intimate Partner Violence and Brain Injury. Heads Together Think Tank on Research and Prevention.

December

  • van Donkelaar, P. Characterizing Intimate Partner Violence-Related Brain Injury. Monash University Neuroscience Symposium. 

January

  • Smirl JD, van Donkelaar P. Cerebrovascular impact of traumatic brain injury in survivors of intimate partner violence. Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium, Lake Louse, AB
  • Nicol B, Louis K, van Donkelaar P, Mason K, Gainforth H L. Understanding the barriers and facilitators influencing screening of traumatic brain injuries among women who have experienced intimate partner violence. Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium, Lake Louse, AB.
  • van Donkelaar P. The UBC TBI-IPV Project: Update and future directions. Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium, Lake Louse, AB

February

  • Mason K, van Donkelaar P. The TBI-IPV connection: The Relationship Between Brain Injury and Intimate Partner Violence workshop, Victoria, BC.
  • Mason K, van Donkelaar P. The Hidden Victims: Characterizing traumatic brain injury in intimate partner violence. Women’s Health Research Institute Women’s Health Symposium. Kelowna, BC
    March
  • Nicol B, Louis K, van Donkelaar P, Mason K, Gainforth HL. Using behaviour change theory to understand factors influencing screening of traumatic brain injuries among women who have experienced intimate partner violence. International Brain Injury Association World Congress, Toronto, ON
  • van Donkelaar P, Jones KE, Copeland P, Smirl JD. Characterizing symptoms of traumatic brain injury in intimate partner violence. International Brain Injury Association World Congress, Toronto, ON
  • Smirl JD, Jones KE, Copeland P, Khatra O, van Donkelaar P. Physiological alterations within the cerebrovasculature in survivors of intimate partner violence. International Brain Injury Association World Congress, Toronto, ON
  • Smirl JD, Jones KE, Copeland P, Khatra O, van Donkelaar P. Altered autonomic function metrics in survivors of intimate partner violence. International Brain Injury Association World Congress, Toronto, ON

May

  • Nicol B, Louis K, van Donkelaar P, Mason K, Gainforth HL. Using the theoretical domains framework to understand factors influencing screening of traumatic brain injuries among women who have experienced intimate partner violence. British Columbia Sport, Health, & Exercise Psychology Symposium, Vancouver, BC.
  • Mason, K, van Donkelaar P. Connecting the dots: Traumatic brain injury and intimate partner violence. Women’s Health Research Institute Grand Rounds, Vancouver, BC, May 2019.

June

  • Mason K, van Donkelaar P. Exploring the connection between intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury. Brain Care Centre Brain Injury Awareness Month Kick-Off Breakfast. Edmonton, AB
  • van Donkelaar P. Supporting survivors of abuse and brain injury through research. BC Concussion Advisory Network Workshop, Vancouver, BC

October

  • Mason K, Van Donkelaar P. When love hurts: Exploring the intersection of intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury. National Brain Injury Conference. Melbourne, Australia

November

  • Mason K, Van Donkelaar P. Connecting the dots: Exploring the connection between intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury workshop. World Conference of Women's Shelters, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

December

  • van Donkelaar, P. Traumatic brain injury in vulnerable populations. Psychiatry Grand Rounds, UBC, Vancouver

June

  • Mason K, Van Donkelaar P. Traumatic brain injury in intimate partner violence. Brain Trust Canada BrainX symposium, Kelowna, BC
  • van Donkelaar P. Connecting the dots: Exploring the research into intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury. Women’s Shelters Canada Conference, Ottawa, ON

October

  • Mason K, van Donkelaar P. Exposing the links between intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury workshop, Kelowna, BC
  • Mason K, van Donkelaar P. BC Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Provincial Domestic Violence Unit Workshop
  • Mason K, van Donkelaar P. Connecting the dots: Exploring links between intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury. BC Society for Transition Houses Annual Training Forum Conference, Vancouver, BC

November

  • Mason K, Panenka W, van Donkelaar P. Exploring the challenges of brain injury and homelessness. BC Non Profit Housing Association Housing Central Conference, Vancouver, BC
  • van Donkelaar P. Characterizing traumatic brain injury in intimate partner violence. Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health Neuroscience Research Colloquium, Vancouver, BC

June

  • Mason K, Van Donkelaar P. Ahead of the game. TEDx Talk, Kelowna, BC