Professor and Head, Department of Psychology
University of Calgary
Keith Owen Yeates, PhD, ABPP, FCAHS, is the Ronald and Irene Ward Chair in Pediatric Brain Injury, Professor and Head of the Department of Psychology, and Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Calgary, in Alberta, Canada. He leads the University’s Integrated Concussion Research Program. He has a 30-year track record of funded research focusing on the outcomes of childhood brain disorders, especially traumatic brain injury, and has published 327 peer-reviewed journal articles, 44 book chapters, and 6 edited or co-authored books. A recent published bibliometric analysis indicated he has authored more of the top-100 cited papers in pediatric TBI than any other researcher. Dr. Yeates was co-lead author of the report of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Expert Panel on Acute Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury among Children and Adolescents, is Chair of the Canadian Concussion Network, and will be an invited expert panel member at the 6th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport. He was previously Associate Editor of the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Neuropsychology. Dr. Yeates has served as President of the Society of Clinical Neuropsychology (Division 40 of the American Psychological Association), and as President of the International Neuropsychological Society. He has been ranked as one of the top 10 most influential neuropsychologists in North America over the past 50 years.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
4:20 PM – 4:37 PM ET