Stephanie Deighton

Stephanie Deighton

Stephanie is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Calgary, under the supervision of Dr. Keith Yeates. Her research interests are primarily in paediatric traumatic brain injury, with a specific focus on psychosocial outcomes following concussion. Stephanie’s doctoral dissertation will investigate the role of post-concussive symptoms and resting-state network connectivity in predicting functional outcomes after mild traumatic brain injury. Stephanie is a member of the ICRP trainee committee.

Supervisor: Keith Yeates, Signe Bray

Lab: Brain Injury Research in Children (BIRCh)


Canadian Institute of Health Research Doctoral Award (2018-2021)

Alberta Innovates Graduate Studentship (2017-2020)

Eyes High Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship- University of Calgary (2018-2021)



Deighton, S., Laliberté Durish, C., Taylor, H.G., Rubin, K., Dennis, M., Bigler, E.D., Vannatta, K., Gerhardt, C.A., Stancin, T., & Yeates, K.O. (2019). Theory of mind and parental nurturance as predictors of peer relationships after childhood traumatic brain injury: A test of moderated mediation. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 2019, 1-10. doi: :10.1017/S135561771900064X

Deighton, S., Ju, N., Graham, S., & Yeates, K.O. (2019) Pragmatic language comprehension after pediatric traumatic brain injury: A scoping review. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000515