Pediatric Neuropsychology

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Research, Theory, and Practice

Edited by Miriam H. Beauchamp, Robin L. Peterson, M. Douglas Ris, H. Gerry Taylor, and Keith Owen Yeates

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Miriam H. Beauchamp, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Montréal, Québec, Canada, and Researcher at the Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Centre, where she leads the ABCs Developmental Neuropsychology Laboratory. Dr. Beauchamp holds the Canada Research Chair in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury. She has received early career awards from the International Neuropsychological Society and the International Brain Injury Association, held the inaugural Québec–Bruxelles Chair at the Royal Academy of Sciences in Belgium, and was inducted to the College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2017, she was recognized as Quebec’s most promising early-career researcher. Her research interests include pediatric traumatic brain injury and social neuroscience.She is registered with the Québec Psychology Board and certified in neuropsychological assessment.

Robin L. Peterson, PhD, ABPP-CN, is a pediatric neuropsychologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado and Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Peterson is an investigator with the Colorado Learning Disabilities Research Center, where her research has investigated the overlap among different neurodevelopmental disorders. She also has clinical and research interests in pediatric traumatic brain injury and spina bifida. Dr. Peterson is board certified in clinical neuropsychology and pediatric clinical neuropsychology. She previously taught kindergarten and first grade.

M. Douglas Ris, PhD, ABPP-CN, is Distinguished Emeritus Professor and former Head of the Psychology Section in the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and former Chief of the Psychology Service at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. Previously, he founded and directed the Neuropsychology Program and the Pediatric Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Ris has held leadership positions in the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (Division 40 of the American Psychological Association), the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology, the International Neuropsychological Society, and the American Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology. His research interests include the neurodevelopmental effects of exposure to environmental lead and late effects in pediatric brain tumors.

H. Gerry Taylor, PhD, ABPP-CN, is a pediatric neuropsychologist at the Center for Biobehavioral Health (CBH) at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, and Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University. Dr. Taylor heads an initiative at CBH to further understanding of neurodevelopmental outcomes for children with brain-related disorders. He has contributed to research on several neurodevelopmental conditions, including preterm birth, traumatic brain injury, and speech sound disorders, as well as to clinical trials for children with sleep disorders and young adults with Down syndrome. Dr. Taylor is also collaborating on the creation of a parent-based assessment of infant development. His research aims to increase knowledge about child and family consequences of brain-related disorders as well as medical and environmental factors that predict child development.

Keith Owen Yeates, PhD, ABPP-CN, 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, Alberta, Canada. His influential research focuses on the outcomes of childhood brain disorders, especially traumatic brain injury. A recently published bibliometric analysis indicates that Dr. Yeates has authored more of the top 100 most-cited papers in pediatric traumatic brain energy than any other researcher. Dr. Yeates is the inaugural Chair of the Canadian Concussion Network and is Editor-in-Chief of Neuropsychology. He has served as President of the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (Division 40 of the American Psychological Association) and the International Neuropsychological Society.