Abbreviated curriculum vitae

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Education

2018 - Present | PhD, Experimental Medicine, University of British Columbia


2014 - 2018 | Bachelor of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia

Research experience

2018 - Present | PhD student and Graduate research assistant (Panenka and Honer research groups), Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia

Co-supervisors: Drs. William J. Panenka and William G. Honer


2017 - 2018 | Undergraduate research assistant, BC Mental Health and Addictions Research Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia

PI: Dr. William J. Panenka


2015 - 2018 | Undergraduate research assistant, Human Vision and Eye Movement Laboratory, Departments of Neurology, Ophthalmology, and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia

PI: Dr. Jason J. Barton

Publications

Peer-reviewed primary research


Stubbs, J. L., Thornton, A. E., Sevick, J. M., Silverberg, N. D., Barr, A. M., Honer, W. G., Panenka, W. J. (in press). Traumatic brain injury in homeless and marginally housed individuals: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Public Health


Cherkasova, M. V., Corrow, J. C., Taylor, A., Yeung, S., Stubbs, J. L., Stoessl, J. A., McEwen, M. J., Cresswell, S.A., Barton, J.J.S. (in press). Dopamine replacement remediates risk aversion in Parkinson’s disease in a value-independent manner. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2019.08.014


Corrow, S. L., Stubbs, J. L., Li, C., Buss, S., Duchaine, B., Schlaug, G., Barton, J. J. S. (2019). Perception of musical pitch in developmental prosopagnosia. Neuropsychologia, 124(1), 87-97. DOI: 10/1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.12.022


Stubbs, J. L., Corrow, S. L., Kiang, B. R., Corrow J. C., Pearce, H. L., Cheng, A. Y., Barton, J. J. S., Panenka, W. J. (2019). Working memory load improves diagnostic performance of smooth pursuit eye movements in mild traumatic brain injury patients with protracted recovery. Scientific Reports,  9(291), 1-11. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-36286-3


Stubbs, J. L., Corrow, S. L., Kiang, B., Panenka, W. J., Barton, J. J. S. (2018). The effects of enhanced attention and working memory on smooth pursuit eye movement. Experimental Brain Research, 236(2), 485-495. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-017-5146-6


Peer-reviewed commentaries/other


Stubbs, J. L. (2019). Harm reduction throughout the opioid crisis: A community responds. British Columbia Medical Journal, 61(4), 172-175. [Special feature] https://www.bcmj.org/sites/default/files/public/BCMJ_Vol61_No4-opioid-crisis.pdf


Stubbs, J. L. (2018). Diagnosing pediatric mild traumatic brain injury: Current techniques in a vulnerable population. University of British Columbia Medical Journal, 9(2), 30-31. [Commentary] http://med-fom-ubcmj.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2018/02/Stubbs-PROOF.pdf


Pre-prints


Stubbs, J. L., Green, K.E., Silverberg, N. D., Howard, A., Dhariwal, A., Brubacher, J. R., Garraway, N., Heran, M. K. S., Sekhon, M. S., Torres, I. J., Aquino, A., Purcell, V., Hutchison, J. S., Panenka, W.J., on behalf of the National biobank and database of patients with traumatic brain injury (CanTBI) investigators and the Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium (CTRC). (2019). Atypical somatic symptoms in adults with prolonged mild traumatic brain injury recovery. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/19004622v1


Barton, J. J. S., Stubbs, J. L., Pacquette, S., Duchaine, B., Schlaug, G., Corrow, S. L. (2019). Music perception in acquired prosopagnosia: An anterior temporal syndrome for faces, voices, and music.  https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/640748v1 


Cherkasova, M. V., Corrow, J. C., Taylor, A., Yeung, S., Stubbs, J. L., Stoessl, J. A., McEwen, M. J., Cresswell, S. A., Barton, J. J. S. (2019). Decision making in un-medicated and medicated Parkinson’s disease.  https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/625467


Select scholarships and awards

Research funding


My research is generously supported by the UBC Institute of Mental Health Marshall Scholar Award in Mental Health (2019-2021) and the UBC Four-Year Doctoral Fellowship (and previously by a BC Children's Hospital Research Institute Graduate Scholarship [2018-2019]).


Select awards


2019 - 2021 UBC IMH Marshall Scholarship in Mental Health

2016 - 2019 Top Presentation Awards at various departmental research days and undergraduate conferences

2018 - 2019 BCCHRI Graduate Scholarship

2018 Outstanding Achievement Award for an Undergraduate or Medical Student, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute

2018 UBC Faculty of Medicine Graduate Student Award

2018 CIHR Fredrick Banting and Charles Best Graduate Scholarship (Declined)

2018 UBC Faculty of Medicine Summer Student Research Project Award


Media

Our work looking at traumatic brain injury and the general health of homeless and marginally housed individuals on the Downtown Eastside was featured by the Ubyssey. https://www.ubyssey.ca/science/ubc-hotel-study/


Our eye-tracking work was featured in the January 2017 edition of the Vancouver Coast Health Research Institute ‘In It Together’ newsletter. http://www.vchri.ca/feature-stories/articles/2017/01/10/eyes-are-windows-soul…-and-accurate-concussion-diagnosis

Select activities

2019 - Present | Founding Director, Zero Block Society


2018 - Present | Harm reduction and overdose response volunteer, Overdose Prevention Society


2017 - Present | Editor, copy editor, Canadian Journal of Undergraduate Research


2013 - Present | Hiking volunteer, BC Mobilities Access Society


2008 - 2018 | Referee, BC Hockey and Hockey Canada (Hockey Canada Officiating Program of Excellence 2014 - 2018)