Publications & Presentations

View our published research papers, as well as academic presentations on the long term effects of traumatic brain injuries 

  • PUBLICATIONS
  • PRESENTATIONS

Blake Nicol, Paul van Donkelaar, Karen Mason, and Heather Gainforth.Women's Health Reports.Aug 2021.305-315.http://doi.org/10.1089/whr.2020.0097

Naomi Maldonado-Rodriguez, Clara Val Crocker, Edward Taylor, K. Elisabeth Jones, Krystal Rothlander, Jon Smirl, Colin Wallace, Paul van Donkelaar, and on behalf of the Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium.Journal of Neurotrauma.ahead of printhttp://doi.org/10.1089/neu.2021.0042

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’

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., Dams-O’Connor, K., Stein, D. J., Bigler, E. D., Shenton, M. E., Chiou, K. S., Postmus, J. L., Monahan, K, Eagan-Johnson, B., van Donkelaar, P., Merkley, T. L., Velez, C., Hodges, C., Lindsey, H. M., Johnson, P., Irimia, A., Spruiell, M., Bennett, E. R., Bridwell, A., Zieman, G., Hillary, F. G. (accepted). A Global Collaboration to Study Intimate Partner Violence-Related Head Trauma: The ENIGMA Consortium IPV Working Group, Special Issue in Brain Imaging and Behavior

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

  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017

January

  • Dr. 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

  • Dr. 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.
  • Dr. van Donkelaar, P & Mason, K. Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence. Pink Concussions Casual Conversations presentation.
  • Dr. van Donkelaar, P. & Mason, K. Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence. BC Women’s Hospital Women’s Health Research Institute Symposium
  • Dr. 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)
  • Dr. 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)
  • Dr. 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)

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

  • Dr. 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

  • Dr. 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.
  • Dr. 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