Miriam Beauchamp


Miriam Beauchamp, PhD is a neuropsychologist, Full Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Montreal and a Researcher at the Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Center where she leads the ABCs developmental neuropsychology laboratory and Directs the Brain & Development Research Axis. She holds the Canada Research Chair in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury. In 2017, she was recognized as Quebec’s most promising early career researcher (Prix du Québec – Relève scientifique). She was awarded early career awards from both the International Neuropsychological Society (2015) and the International Brain Injury Association (2019), and was inducted to the College of New Scholars of the Royal Society of Canada in November 2019.  Her work has been featured in over 155 publications. Her clinical research program in paediatric traumatic brain injury focuses on the cognitive and social manifestations of childhood concussion/TBI and the use neuroimaging for improving lesion detection. She has a particular interest in the diagnosis, outcome, remediation and prevention of TBI sustained during early childhood. In parallel, her work at the crossroads of social neuroscience and neuropsychology informs the development of novel social cognition assessment methods and targeted interventions for children at-risk for cognitive, social or behavioural problems.