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Alan Thomas Bates, MD, PhD

Email: batesubc (at) gmail.com

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EDUCATION

  • July 2013 - June 2014
    Psychosomatic Medicine and Psycho-oncology Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College

    • August 2008 - June 2013
      Resident Physician, Psychiatry Department, University of British Columbia

      • September 2004 - May 2008
        Medical Student, University of British Columbia

        • September 2001 - August 2004
          PhD Student, Psychiatry Division, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nottingham
          • Completed additional courses on web design, seminar teaching, poster presentations, database management and manuscript writing

        • September 2000 - August 2001
          PhD Student, Neuroscience Program, Psychiatry Department, University of British Columbia
          • Completed all coursework required for Neuroscience Program: Molecular Neuroscience, Systems Neuroscience, Neuroanatomy, Cortical Plasticity

        • September 1999 - August 2000
          Unclassified Student, University of British Columbia
          • Completed courses required in Psychology PhD Program at the University of British Columbia: Research Methods, Analysis of Variance

        • September 1995 - May 1999
          Bachelor of Science, Biopsychology Major, University of British Columbia

        • September 1995 - May 1996
          Completed Science One Program (advanced interdisciplinary first year science program), University of British Columbia

        • June 1995
          Graduated from South Delta Secondary School, French Immersion Program, Delta, British Columbia, Canada


        RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

        • August 2008 - June 2013
          Resident Physician, Research-Track, Psychiatry Department, University of British Columbia

        • June 2005 - August 2005
          fMRI Consultant for UBC MRI Centre

        • September 2001 - August 2004
          PhD Student in Prof. Peter Liddle's Neuroimaging Laboratory, University of Nottingham
          • Functional magnetic resonance imaging
          • Electroencephalography and event-related potentials
          • Psychiatric symptom assessment
          • Linux, Unix, Windows system administration
          • Web design and management
          • Programming
          • Work examining schizophrenia, ADHD and healthy populations

        • October 1998 - August 2001
          PhD Student in Prof. Peter Liddle's Neuroimaging Laboratory, Psychiatry Department, University of British Columbia (Sept. 2000 - Aug. 2001)
          Research Assistant in Prof. Peter Liddle's Neuroimaging Laboratory, Psychiatry Department, University of British Columbia (Oct. 1998 - Aug. 2000)
          • Functional magnetic resonance imaging
          • Event-related potentials
          • Magnetoencephalography
          • Psychiatric symptom assessment
          • Programming
          • Work examining schizophrenia, psychopathy and healthy populations

        • December 1996 - December 1998
          Research Assistant in Prof. Donald Wilkie's Comparative Cognition Laboratory, Psychology Department, University of British Columbia
          • Behavioural work with pigeons and rats
          • Studied visual memory in pigeons, emergent sequencing in pigeons, serial list learning in pigeons and rats and time-place learning in pigeons and rats
          • Maintained animal health
          • Programmed visual stimuli using C++


        TEACHING EXPERIENCE

        • July 2012 - August 2012
          Co-supervisor of medical student summer research project, University of British Columbia

        • January 2012 - June 2012
          Weekly seminar for third-year medical students as Chief Resident of St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia

        • October 17, 2011
          Lecture about psychopharmacology for third-year medical students, University of British Columbia

        • October 6, 2011
          Lecture about functional neuroimaging for first-year Psychiatry residents, University of British Columbia

        • October 14, 2010
          Lecture about functional neuroimaging for first-year Psychiatry residents, University of British Columbia

        • August, 2009 - Present
          Mentor in Mentor Program for UBC Medical Students

        • July, 2008 - Present
          Informal teaching for medical students doing Psychiatry rotations and electives

        • November, 2003
          Two seminars about event-related potentials (Introduction and Commonly studied components) for University of Nottingham Neuroscience community, University of Nottingham

        • October 29, 2003
          Single lecture about event-related potentials for Masters of Medical Science in Clinical Psychiatry Program, University of Nottingham

        • October 23, 2003
          Two-hour lecture about psychiatric illnesses (symptom clusters and diagnoses) for 3rd year Psychology students, Psychology Department, University of Nottingham

        • February 2003 - April 2003
          Supervised an undergraduate thesis project in Neuroscience, University of Nottingham

        • February 2003 - April 2003
          Seminar Teacher, Psychology Department, University of Nottingham
          • Artificial Intelligence, 2 biweekly seminars of 10 students, essay marking

        • January 28, 2003
          Taught 2 seminars about "Lifespan Development" for 2nd year medical students, Medical School, University of Nottingham

        • October 2002 - December 2002
          Seminar Teacher, Psychology Department, University of Nottingham
          • Personality and Individual Differences, 6 biweekly seminars of 10 students, essay marking

        • October 30, 2002
          Single lecture about event-related potentials for Masters of Medical Science in Clinical Psychiatry Program, University of Nottingham

        • January 2002 - June 2002
          Part-time lecturer, Psychology Department, Nottingham Trent University
          • Statistics, 1 weekly lecture of 120 students, 3 weekly seminars of 40 students, exam marking
          • Biopsychology, 1 weekly lecture of 50 students, 2 weekly seminars of 25 students, exam marking

        • October 2001 - December 2001
          Seminar Teacher, Psychology Department, University of Nottingham
          • Personality and Individual Differences, 4 biweekly seminars of 10 students, essay marking

        • September 2000 - May 2001
          Teaching Assistant, Psychology Department, University of British Columbia
          • Biopsychology, tutor for 150 students, exam marking
          • Statistics, tutor for 100 students, computer lab teaching, exam marking


        VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

        • October 2010 - September 2012
          President, Vancouver Street Soccer League

        • August 2009 - June 2013
          Mentor for UBC Medicine Mentor Program

        • June 2009 - December 2012
          Head Coach of Portland FC (Soccer team for residents of Portland Hotel Society shelters)

        • January 2012 - June 2012
          Chief Resident, Psychiatry Department, St. Paul's Hospital

        • July 2011 - June 2012
          President, UBC Psychiatry Residents

        • July 2009 - June 2012
          Resident Representative, British Columbia Psychiatric Association

        • July 2010 - June 2011
          Resident Representative, Western Canada District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association

        • May 2010 - May 2011
          Editor of Catharsis!, newsletter for the Western Canada District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association

        • September 2010
          Head Coach of Team Canada at the Homeless World Cup, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

        • July 2009 - June 2010
          Resident Research Representative, UBC Psychiatry

        • July 2008 - June 2010
          Resident Representative on Psychiatry Postgraduate Education Committee, UBC Psychiatry

        • March 30, 2010
          Judge for UBC Medical Undergraduate Society/UBC Medical Journal Research Forum

        • September 20, 2009
          Organized the first annual UBC Psychiatry Street Soccer Tournament

        • May 2008 - June 2009
          Volunteer for Vancouver Dream Catchers Homeless Soccer Team

        • September 2005 - May 2008
          Founder and member of UBC branch of PsychSIGN

        • December 2007 - November 2008
          Organizer of Class Gift, UBC Medicine, Class of 2008
          • Facilitated creation of the Dr. Adam Margesson Award in Addictions Medicine

        • September 2006 - June 2008
          Student Representative on Psychiatry Undergraduate Education Committee, UBC Medicine

        • September 2005 - May 2008
          Class Counsellor, UBC Medicine, Class of 2008

        • September 2004 - May 2008
          Volunteer for Students Offering Support (SOS), UBC Medicine

        • September 2004 - May 2008
          Member of Learning Resources Committee, UBC Medicine

        • June 2006 - May 2007
          Chair of Learning Resources Committee, UBC Medicine
          • Organized creation of the Students' Medical Education Resource Centre

        • June 2006 - May 2007
          Assistant VP Academic, UBC Medical Undergraduate Society

        • September 2005 - October 2006
          Research Assistant, BC Schizophrenia Society

        • October 2005 - May 2006
          Member of Library Operations Committee, UBC Medicine

        • January 2006 - March 2006
          Brain and Behaviour Block Representative, UBC Medicine

        • September 2005
          Organizer of UBC Campus Tours for new medical students

        • September 2004 - August 2005
          Member of CHIUS Research Committee, UBC Health Sciences

        • November 2002 - May 2004
          Volunteer at Psychiatric Day Hospital, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, 2-3 hours per week

        • 2001 - 2004
          Volunteer "patient" for medical students learning communication skills, 1 day per year

        • Volunteer Research Assistant work, Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of British Columbia


        AWARDS AND HONOURS

        • Dr. Robert Kitchen Memorial Award for Excellence in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, 2013

        • Professional Association of Residents of BC Award of Merit, 2013

        • Significant Contribution to Research Award, UBC Psychiatry, 2013

        • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, 2012

        • Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Trainee Travel Award, 2012

        • Vancouver Whitecaps Major League Soccer W.O.R.K.S. Community MVP Award, 2012

        • Emily Ellingsen Prize for Significant Contribution to the UBC Psychiatry Residency Program, 2012

        • George Davidson Research Award, UBC Psychiatry, 2012

        • Significant Leadership Award, UBC Psychiatry, 2012

        • Summer Student Research Program Grant (in collaboration with faculty supervisor), UBC Medicine, 2012

        • Special Populations Fund Grant (in collaboration with faculty supervisor), UBC Medicine, 2012

        • Runner-up, CanMEDS Awards, UBC Psychiatry, 2012

        • Significant Leadership Award, UBC Psychiatry, 2011

        • CanMEDS Award, UBC Psychiatry, 2011

        • Social Accountability and Community Engagement Initiative Award, UBC, 2010

        • Zeldowicz Clinical Science Poster Award, UBC Psychiatry Research Day, 2010

        • Vancouver Street Soccer League Team Coach Award, February, 2010

        • CanMEDS Award, UBC Psychiatry, 2010

        • One of 20 Canadian doctors chosen by the Canadian Medical Association to participate in the Olympic Torch Relay, 2009

        • CanMEDS Award, UBC Psychiatry, 2009

        • Significant Contribution to Research Award, UBC Psychiatry, 2009

        • Annette Elisabeth Hacking Memorial Award in Medicine, 2008

        • University of British Columbia Florence E. Heighway Summer Research Award, 2005

        • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Health Professional Student Research Award, 2005

        • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Canada Graduate Scholarship, 2003

        • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postgraduate Scholarship B, 2003

        • Edward Boyle / Alberta Research Scholarship, 2002

        • Heymann Research Scholarship, University of Nottingham, 2002

        • Gertrude Cropper Scholarship, University of Nottingham, 2002

        • Best Oral Presentation, Division of Psychiatry Research Day, University of Nottingham, 2002

        • Best Oral Presentation, School of Community Health Sciences Research Day, University of Nottingham, 2002

        • Edward Boyle / Alberta Research Scholarship, 2001

        • Universities UK Overseas Research Student Scholarship, 2001

        • Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postgraduate Scholarship A, 2001

        • Best Clinical Poster Award, Vancouver Neuroscience Extravaganza, 2001

        • Society for Psychophysiological Research Student Poster Award, 2000

        • Dr. Norma Calder Foundation Studentship for Schizophrenia Research, 2000

        • Stanley Foundation Summer Research Grant for Schizophrenia Research, 1999

        • Dean's Honour List, UBC Science, 1998/1999

        • Dean's Honour List, UBC Science, 1997/1998


        PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

        • Bates AT, Chan P, D'Oyley H, Hewko R. Loxapine for treatment of delirium in older adult surgical patients. Submitted.

        • Agha A, Bates AT, Tse L, Boyda HN, Honer WG, Barr AM, Vila-Rodriguez F. Stree soccer is played on a two-way street: Changes in attitudes and perceptions of Vancouver Street Soccer League volunteers. Submitted.

        • Simmonite M, Bates AT, Groom MJ, Hollis CP, Liddle PF. Reduced event-related low frequency EEG activity in schizophrenia and unaffected siblings. Submitted.

        • Nahman C, Groom MJ, Bates AT, Liddle PF, Jackson GM, Calton TG, Hollis CP. Is the P50 event-related potential a sensitive and specific trait marker for schizophrenia when comparing with ADHD? Submitted.

        • Bates AT, MacEwan GW. (2012). Not seeing the ephedra for the crystal meth: Health supplement-exacerbated psychosis in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. BC Medical Journal 54(9): 465-467.

        • Liddle EB, Bates AT, Das D, White TP, Groom MJ, Jansen M, Jackson GM, Hollis CP, Liddle PF. (2012). Inefficient cerebral recruitment as a vulnerability-marker for schizophrenia. Psychological Medicine 14: 1-14.

        • Simmonite M, Bates AT, Groom MJ, Jackson GM, Hollis CP, Liddle PF. (2012). Error processing-associated event-related potentials in schizophrenia and unaffected siblings. International Journal of Psychophysiology 84(1): 74-79.

        • Doege K, Kumar M, Bates AT, Das D, Boks M, Liddle PF. (2010). Time and frequency domain event-related electrical activity associated with response control in schizophrenia. Clinical Neurophysiology 121(10): 1760-1771.

        • Groom MJ, Cahill JD, Bates AT, Jackson GM, Calton TG, Liddle PF, Hollis C. (2010). Electrophysiological indices of abnormal error-processing in adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 51(1): 66-76.

        • Bates AT, Kiehl KA, Laurens KR, Liddle PF. (2009). Low-frequency EEG oscillations associated with information processing in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 115(2-3): 222-230.

        • Doege K, Bates AT, White, TP, Das D, Boks M, Liddle, PF. (2009). Reduced event-related low frequency EEG activity in schizophrenia during an auditory oddball task. Psychophysiology 46(3): 566-577.

        • Hollis C, Groom MJ, Das D, Calton T, Bates AT, Andrews HK, Jackson GM, Liddle PF. (2008). Different psychological effects of cannabis use in adolescents at genetic high risk for schizophrenia and with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Schizophrenia Research 105(1-3): 216-223.

        • Groom MJ, Jackson GM, Calton TG, Andrews HK, Bates AT, Liddle PF, Hollis C. (2008). Cognitive deficits in early-onset schizophrenia spectrum patients and their non-psychotic siblings: a comparison with ADHD. Schizophrenia Research 99(1-3): 85-95.

        • Groom MJ, Bates AT, Jackson GM, Calton TG, Liddle PF, Hollis C. (2008). Event-related potentials in adolescents with schizophrenia and their siblings: a comparison with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Biological Psychiatry 63(8): 784-792.

        • Kiehl KA, Bates AT, Laurens KR, Hare RD, Liddle PF. (2006). Brain potentials implicate temporal lobe abnormalities in criminal psychopaths. Journal of Abnormal Psychology 115(3): 443-453.

        • Kiehl KA, Laurens KR, Bates AT, Liddle PF. (2006). Psychopathy and semantic processing: An examination of the N400. Personality and Individual Differences 40: 293-304.

        • Bates AT, Patel TP, Liddle PF. (2005). External behavior monitoring mirrors internal behavior monitoring: error-related negativity for observed errors. Journal of Psychophysiology 19(4): 281-288.

        • Bates AT. Abnormal error-processing: evaluation of a potential trait marker for schizophrenia. Thesis submitted to the University of Nottingham for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, 2004.

        • Bates AT, Liddle PF, Kiehl KA, Ngan ETC. (2004). State dependent changes in error monitoring in schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatric Research 38(3): 347-356.

        • Ngan ETC, Vouloumanos A, Cairo TA, Laurens KR, Bates AT, Anderson CM, Werker JF, Liddle PF. (2003). Abnormal processing of speech during oddball target detection in schizophrenia. Neuroimage 20: 889-897.

        • Laurens KR, Ngan ETC, Bates AT, Kiehl KA, Liddle PF. (2003). Rostral anterior cingulate dysfunction during error processing in schizophrenia. Brain 126: 610-622.

        • Liddle PF, Ngan ETC, Caissie SL, Anderson CM, Bates AT, Quested D, White R, Weg R. (2002). The Thought and Language Index: An instrument for assessing thought and language in schizophrenia. British Journal of Psychiatry 181: 326-330.

        • Bates AT, Kiehl KA, Laurens KR, Liddle PF. (2002). Error-related negativity and correct response negativity in schizophrenia. Clinical Neurophysiology 113(9):1454-1463.


        OTHER PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA ABOUT MY WORK

        • News articles about my volunteer work with Street Soccer.

        • Bates AT.(2011). Sarah Blyth wins praise for publicly revealing ADHD. Letter to the Editor. The Georgia Straight, Sept. 15, 2011.

        • Portland FC makes soccer accessible for players at risk, by Jeff Paterson. The Georgia Straight, June 15, 2010.

        • Bates AT.(2010). From Crab Park to Copacabana: Team Canada at the 2010 Homeless World Cup. Megaphone Magazine #64.

        • Contributor to the Georgia Straight's 2010 Best of Vancouver issue (piece about Team Canada's desire to win)

        • Contributor to the Georgia Straight's 2009 Best of Vancouver issue (piece about Triple O's in Hong Kong)

        • Contributor to the Georgia Straight's 2008 Best of Vancouver issue (pieces about BC Lions Quarterback Controversies and the Vancouver Dream Catchers)

        • Contributor to the Georgia Straight's 2007 Best of Vancouver issue (pieces about BC Air Ambulance and Trevor Linden)

        • Bates AT, Barley J. (2007). UBC Medical Students for Mental Health Awareness. UBC Department of Psychiatry Newsletter 6(3).

        • Bates AT, Chovil N. (2006). A survey of resources for families of people with mental illness in British Columbia. A report for the British Columbia Schizophrenia Society.


        PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

        • Bates AT, Chan P, D’Oyley H, Hewko R. (2012). Loxapine for treatment of delirium in older adult surgical patients. Poster presented at the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Atlanta.

        • Bates AT, MacEwan GW. (2011). Not seeing the ephedra for the crystal meth: Health supplement-exacerbated psychosis in an urban community setting. Poster presented at the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Phoenix.

        • Bates AT, Vila-Rodriguez F, Jafari S, Tse L, Ilg R, Honer W. (2011). Promoting health through the Beautiful Game: Engaging with and advocating for residents of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside through Street Soccer. Poster presented at the American Psychiatric Association conference, Honolulu.

        • Liddle EB, Liddle PF, Bates AT, Das D, Groom MJ, Jansen M, Jackson GM, Hollis CP. (2010). Trait and state brain-activation markers of schizophrenia. Poster presented at Schizophrenia International Research Society, Florence.

        • Bates AT, Groom MJ, Calton T, Das D, Jackson GM, Hollis CP, Liddle PF. (2009). Error-related potentials in people with early onset schizophrenia and their healthy siblings. Poster presented at Biological Psychiatry, Vancouver.

        • Groom MJ, Cahill, JD, Bates AT, Jackson GM, Calton T, Liddle PF, Hollis CP. (2008). Event-related potentials and EEG oscillations reveal error monitoring deficits in adolescents with ADHD. Poster presented at the European Network of Hyperkinetic Disorders meeting, Mannheim.

        • Cahill JD, Groom MJ, Bates AT, Hollis CP, Liddle PF. (2008). Impaired synchronisation of neural oscillations immediately following auditory stimuli represents a pervasive deficit in brain recruitment in schizophrenia. Poster presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • Cahill JD, Groom MJ, Bates AT, Hollis CP, Liddle PF. (2008). Pre-stimulus theta power predicts the suppression of beta synchronization during motor response: Does a disrupted effect in schizophrenia reflect pathological baseline theta activity?. Poster to be presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • Plodowski AM, Bates AT, Groom MJ, Calton T, Jackson GM, Hollis, CP, Liddle PF. (2006). Electrophysiological measures of error monitoring in adolescent-onset schizophrenia and healthy siblings. Poster presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • Liddle PF, Bates AT, Plodowski AM, Groom MJ, Jackson GM, Hollis CP. (2006). Aberrant low frequency oscillatory activity in adolescent onset schizophrenia and their siblings on an error-monitoring task. Poster presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • Bell J, Bates AT, Das D, White TP, Calton T, Groom MJ, Jackson GM, Hollis CP, Liddle PF. (2006). An fMRI study of target detection in patients with adolescent-onset schizophrenia and their healthy siblings. Poster presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • Groom MJ, Bates AT, Jackson GM, Calton T, Das D, Liddle PF, Hollis CP. (2006). Event-Related Potential (ERP) abnormalities in adolescent schizophrenia patients and their healthy siblings: evidence from the Study of Nottinghamshire youth at Risk (SONAR). Poster presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • Hollis CP, Groom MJ, Calton T, Bates AT, Andrews H, Jackson GM, Liddle PF. (2006). Sharpening the focus of early detection: establishing a quantitative continuum of risk for schizophrenia by combining multiple endophenotypes derived from behavioural, cognitive, ERP and fMRI measures in high-risk adolescents (the SONAR study). Poster presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • Groom MJ, Jackson GM, Calton T, Bates AT, Das D, Liddle PF, Hollis CP. (2006). Are cognitive deficits sensitive and specific markers of risk for schizophrenia in adolescence? Poster presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • White TP, Bates AT, Jain R, Patel TP, Das D, Liddle PF. (2005). Event-related oscillatory responses to auditory oddballs are disturbed in the delta and theta bandwidths in schizophrenia. International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, Savannah.

        • Bates AT, Patel TP, Liddle PF. (2004). External behavior monitoring mirrors internal behavior monitoring: error-related negativity for observed errors. Cognitive Neuroscience, San Francisco.

        • Bates AT, Kiehl KA, Laurens KR, Ngan ETC, Liddle PF. (2004). Inefficient coordination of slow oscillations in schizophrenia. Poster presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • Ngan ETC, Bates AT, Liddle PF. (2004). Effect of treatment after acute episode on P300 in simple and choice reaction time tasks in schizophrenia. Poster presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • Benios T, Laurens KR, Bates AT, Liddle PF, Kiehl KA. (2003). The P3 magnetized - a combined ERP and event-related fMRI study of an auditory oddball task. Poster presented at Cognitive Neuroscience, New York.

        • Bates AT, Liddle PF, Kiehl KA, Ngan ET. (2002). Effects of treatment after acute episode on error negativity, error positivity and correct-(response)-related negativity in schizophrenic patients. Poster presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • Ngan ETC, Bates AT, Power Y, Laurens KR, Kiehl KA, Liddle PF. (2002). Decreased BOLD activation in right heteromodal association cortex in patients with schizophrenia during error detection. Poster presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • Ngan ETC, Vouloumanos A, Cairo T, Laurens KR, Bates AT, Anderson CM, Werker J, Liddle PF. (2002). Processing of speech sounds during oddball target detection in schizophrenia. Poster presented at the Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos.

        • Laurens KR, Kiehl KA, Smith A, Bates AT, Forster BB, Liddle PF. (2001). Abnormal response inhibition in criminal psychopaths: Evidence from event-related fMRI. Poster presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping meeting, Brighton.

        • Bates AT, Kiehl KA, Liddle PF. (2001). Error processing in schizophrenia and its relation to symptom profiles: An event-related potential study. Poster presented at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research meeting, Whistler.

        • Caissie SL, Ngan ET, Vandenbeld LA, Bates AT, Anderson CA, Liddle PF. (2001). The Thought and Language Index (TLI): A new standardized scale to assess formal thought disorder in schizophrenia. Poster presented at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research meeting, Whistler.

        • Bates AT, Kiehl KA, Liddle PF. (2000). Abnormal error-related negativity in schizophrenia: An event-related potential study. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research meeting, San Diego.

        • Kiehl KA, Bates AT, Laurens KR, Hare RD, Forster BB, Liddle PF. (2000). Electrophysiological and hemodynamic evidence for fronto-temporal abnormalities in psychopathic offenders. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research meeting, San Diego.


        OTHER PRESENTATIONS

        • Psychopharmacology and agitation. Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, 2012.

        • Loxapine for treatment of delirium in older adult surgical patients. Poster presentation at UBC Psychiatry Research Day, May, 2012.

        • Not seeing the ephedra for the crystal meth: Health supplement-exacerbated psychosis in an urban community setting. Poster presentation at UBC Psychiatry Research Day, May, 2012.

        • Delirium is a sleep disorder. Invited talk for University of British Columbia Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Group, Vancouver, 2012.

        • The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. Invited talk for University of British Columbia Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Group, Vancouver, 2011.

        • Promoting health through the Beautiful Game: Engaging with and advocating for Vancouver's Street Youth through Street Soccer. BC Children's Hospital Psychiatry Grand Rounds, June, 2011.

        • Promoting health through the Beautiful Game: Engaging with and advocating for residents of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside through Street Soccer. Invited Grand Rounds, Psychiatry Department, St. Paul's Hospital, June, 2011.

        • Promoting health through the Beautiful Game: Engaging with and advocating for residents of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside through Street Soccer. Poster presentation at UBC Psychiatry Research Day, June, 2011.

        • Delirium: New findings from acute care settings regarding long term impact, early detection, and prevention. Vancouver General Hospital Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds, March, 2011.

        • Error-related potentials in people with early onset schizophrenia and their healthy siblings. Poster presentation at UBC Psychiatry Research Day, June, 2010.

        • Delirium in post-operative and critical care settings. St. Paul's Hospital Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, March, 2010.

        • An inconvenient truth - Delerium in hospitalized CCU and Cardiac Surgery patients. St. Paul's Hospital/Vancouver General Hospital Joint Cardiology Grand Rounds, January, 2010.

        • Street Soccer in Vancouver and Error processing in schizophrenia. APA Western Canada District Branch Residents Research Night. November 16, 2009.

        • EEG investigation of delirium and Vancouver Street Soccer. St. Paul's Hospital Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 2009.

        • EEG investigation of delirium. Invited talk for Neuropsychiatry Grand Rounds, UBC, 2009.

        • EEG investigation of delirium. Invited talk for University of British Columbia Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Retreat, Whistler, 2009.

        • Four years of mistakes: An investigation of error-processing in schizophrenia. Oral presentation at Psychiatry Department Research Day, University of British Columbia, 2009.

        • Event-related potentials in adolescents with schizophrenia and their siblings: a comparison with ADHD. Poster presentation at the Medical Student Research Forum, University of British Columbia, 2007.

        • A survey of resources for families of people with mental illness in British Columbia. Poster presentation at the Medical Student Research Forum, University of British Columbia, 2006.

        • Slow oscillations in schizophrenia. Poster presentation at the Medical Student Research Forum, University of British Columbia, 2005.

        • Abnormal error-processing in schizophrenia. Poster presentation at the Medical Student Research Forum, University of British Columbia, 2004.

        • External behavior monitoring mirrors internal behavior monitoring: error-related negativity for observed errors. Poster presentation at Institute of Neuroscience Poster Day, University of Nottingham, 2003.

        • External behavior monitoring mirrors internal behavior monitoring: error-related negativity for observed errors. Oral presentation at Psychiatry Division Research Day, University of Nottingham, 2003.

        • Monitoring One's Own Actions and Those of Other People. Poster presented at the Errors, Conflicts, and the Brain Meeting, Dortmund, 2003.

        • Effects of antipsychotic treatment on behaviour monitoring in schizophrenia. Oral presentation at Psychiatry Division Research Day, University of Nottingham, 2002

        • Effects of treatment after acute episode on error negativity, error positivity and correct-(response)-related negativity in schizophrenic patients. Poster presentation at Faculty of Medicine Research Exhibition, University of Nottingham, 2002

        • Behaviour monitoring in schizophrenia. Oral presentation at School of Community Health Sciences Research Day, University of Nottingham, 2002

        • Error-related negativity in schizophrenia and its relation to symptom profiles: An event-related potential study. Poster presentation at Vancouver Neuroscience Extravaganza, University of British Columbia, 2001

        • Error processing in schizophrenia and its relation to symptom profiles. Oral presentation at the Northwest Cognition and Memory conference, Vancouver, 2001

        • Error-related negativity in schizophrenia. Oral presentation at Psychiatry Department Research Day, University of British Columbia, 2001

        • Abnormal behaviour monitoring in schizophrenia. Oral presentation for the British Columbia Schizophrenia Society, Vancouver, 2000

        • Abnormal behaviour monitoring in schizophrenia. Poster presentation at Psychiatry Department Research Day, University of British Columbia, 2000


        PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

        • British Columbia Psychiatric Association

        • Canadian Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

        • Canadian Psychiatric Association

        • Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

        • American Association for Emergency Psychiatry

        • American Psychiatric Association

        • Neuroethics Society

        • BC Medical Association

        • Canadian Medical Association

        • Canadian Doctors for Medicare

        • Canadian Society for Life Science Research


        JOURNALS THAT I HAVE REVIEWED PAPERS FOR

        • Behavioral and Brain Functions

        • Cerebral Cortex

        • General Hospital Psychiatry

        • Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry

        • Journal of Psychophysiology

        • Neuroreport

        • Psychiatry Research

        • Psychophysiology

        • Schizophrenia Research

        • Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

        • Social Neuroscience


        FUNDING AGENCIES THAT I HAVE DONE REVIEWS FOR

        • Irish Health Research Board

        • Australian National Health and Medical Research Council


        PERSONAL INFORMATION

        • Birth date and place: 1977, British Columbia, Canada

        • Nationality: Canadian

        • Languages: English (First Language) and French (French Immersion Graduate)


        COMPUTER SKILLS

        • fMRI data analysis: SPM, FSL, MRIcro, IRT

        • EEG/ERP data analysis: ERPSS, BrainVision Analyzer, EEGLAB, BESA, EGI

        • MEG data analysis: CTF software suite

        • Stimulus presentation: Presentation, C++, VAPP, CIRC

        • Programming: C++, Matlab, Basic

        • Basic systems administration: LINUX, UNIX, Windows XP, Windows 98, DOS

        • Basic web design

        • Basic PC hardware repair and upgrades

        • Basic networking setup and administration


        OTHER ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS

        • Playing soccer

        • Playing ball/street hockey

        • Walking/Hiking/Kayaking

        • Listening to music

        • Acting (Cast member for UBC Medicine play, Feb. 2006)

        • Following NHL ice hockey

        • Web design and programming





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