Elaine De Guise

McGill University, Canada


Elaine De Guise was born in Quebec, Canada, in 1971. She obtained a psychology degree from Laval University, Quebec City, QC, Canada and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada in 1994 and 1999, respectively. Since 1998, she has been occupying a position as a Clinical Neuropsychologist for the traumatic brain injury program at the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada. Since 2009, she has been an Assistant Professor for the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University. De Guise is mainly interested in traumatic brain injury research. More specifically, her main domain of interest is to develop predictive models of outcome in a traumatic brain injured population. She is specialized in neuropsychological assessment of mild, moderate, and severe traumatic brain injured patients in an acute care setting. She works with an interdisciplinary team who has developed specialized interventions to increase the level of alertness and cognition after a traumatic brain injury. She also works in collaboration with neurosurgeons in structural imaging and has published papers on cognition, alcohol misuse, ageing, quality of life, level of functioning, and outcome in a neurotraumatology population.

Biography Updated on 26 April 2011

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