Vivian Kwan

Vivian Kwan

Vivian is in her third year of the Doctoral program in Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology focus) at the University of Calgary. She is examining brain blood flow to better understand headaches and other types of pain in children after concussion. 

Supervisor: Keith Yeates

Lab: Brain Injury Research in Children (BIRCh) 


Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral Award 


Kwan V, Bihelek N, Anderson V, Yeates K. (2018). Scoping review of smartphone applications for traumatic brain injury: What is available and what is the evidence? Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 34(2), 45-51. [IF: 3.41]

Kwan V, Vo Mai, Noel M, Yeates K. (2018). Pain in children following traumatic brain injury: Is there more than headache? Journal of Neurotrauma, 35(7), 877-888.  [IF: 5.00]

Chan C, Iverson G, Purtzki J, Wong K, Kwan V, Gagnon I, Silverberg N. (2017). Safety of active rehabilitation for persistent symptoms after pediatric sport-related concussion: A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 99(2), 242-249. [IF: 2.44]

Kwan V, Hagen G, Noel M, Dobson K, Yeates K. (2017). Healthcare at your fingertips: The professional ethics of smartphone health-monitoring applications. Ethics and Behavior, 27(8), 615-631. [IF: 0.96]

McKay K, Kwan V, Duggan T, Tremlett H. (2015). Risk factors associated with the onset of relapsing-remitting and primary progressive multiple sclerosis: A systematic review.BioMedical Research International, 2015[IF: 2.58]