Women's Brain Health Conference—Symposium 3: Traumatic Brain Injury

February 23, 2021, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

10:00-11:30 am PST

This symposium is part of our Women's Brain Health Virtual Conference Series, which brings attention to the brain health issues women face and encourages the medical, scientific and commercial communities to address them. In this session, we will hear from three renowned speakers who will discuss pertinent topics related to traumatic brain injury and women's health.

Speaker Talk Title
Dr. Angela Colantonio, University of Toronto Women and Traumatic Brain Injury: A Life-course Perspective

Dr. Paul van Donkelaar, University of British Columbia Okanagan

Karen Mason, Co-founder and Director of Community Practice for SOAR (Supporting Survivors of Abuse and Brain Injury through Research)

Moving Ahead: Supporting Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Andrée-Anne Ledoux, Ph.D., University of Ottawa 

Dr. William Panenka, Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Girls and Age vs. Concussion Recovery


10:05-10:30—Dr. Angela Colantonio (20 min presentation + 5 min Q&A)

10:30-10:55—Dr. Paul van Donkelaar & Karen Mason

10:55-11:20—Dr. Andrée-Anne Ledoux & Dr. William Panenka

11:20-11:30—Open Q&A and Closing Remarks

Individual Event Cost

General Public: $15

Students: $10

We offer you the option of registering for individual events or signing up for the entire series. Click here to learn more about the conference, or register for this event below. 

Individual Event Registration

*If you registered for the Women's Brain Health Conference before April 2020 you will automatically be given access to this event at no additional charge. However, we ask that you sign up if you'd like to attend so we can send meeting details only to those interested in joining. When registering, please use the discount code provided to you by email on Sep 3. 

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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