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Dr. Keith Yeates

University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Keith Owen Yeates, PhD, ABPP, FCAHS, FRSC, is the Ronald and Irene Ward Chair in Pediatric Brain Injury, Professor of Psychology, and Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Calgary, in Alberta, Canada. He has a 30-year track record of funded research focusing on the outcomes of childhood brain disorders, especially traumatic brain injury. As of 2018, he had authored more of the top-100 cited papers in pediatric TBI than any other researcher, and he ranks 7th worldwide for total TBI-related publications from 2000-2022. 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, an invited expert panel member at the 6th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport in Amsterdam, and an invited member of the expert consensus group for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Diagnostic Criteria for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. He is currently the inaugural Chair of the Canadian Concussion Network and the Editor-in-Chief of Neuropsychology. Dr. Yeates has served as President of the Society of Clinical Neuropsychology (American Psychological Association Division 40) and of the International Neuropsychological Society. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, and the Royal Society of Canada. In 2020, he was ranked as one of the top 10 most influential neuropsychologists in North America over the past 50 years.

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