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Chia-Yu Lin, MSc

Manager (Development & Research)

L. R. Wilson Hall, Room 4022, McMaster University
1280 Main Street West


Office Phone: (905) 525-9140 x21106

Chia-Yu Lin is the Manager for Development and Research at ARiEAL. She has a background in Kinesiology and a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Science from McMaster University. Ms. Lin is an experienced research coordinator who brought in 13 years of knowledge and skills in research project coordination, mostly in the field of pediatric brain injuryShe oversees the administrative aspect of ARiEAL’s research activities, and provides guidance and support for activities such as the knowledge mobilization and research grant applications.

Representative Publications

Krokhine, S. N., Ewers, N. P., Mangold, K. I., Boshra, R., Lin, C.-Y. A., & Connolly, J. F. (2020). N2b reflects the cognitive changes in executive functioning after concussion: A scoping review. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 14, 601370.

DeMatteo, C. A., Lin, C.-Y. A., Foster, G., Giglia, L., Thabane, L., Claridge, E., … Connolly, J. F. (2019). Evaluating Adherence to Return to School and Activity Protocols in Children After Concussion. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, Publish Ahead of Print (00).

DeMatteo, C.A., Randall, S., Falla, K., Lin, C.-Y. A., Giglia, L., Mazurek, M. F., & Koelink, E. (2019). Concussion management for children has changed: New pediatric protocols using the latest evidence. Clinical Pediatrics, 59(1), 5-20.

DeMatteo, C. A.
, Randall, S., Lin, C.-Y. A., & Claridge, E. A. (2019). What Comes First: Return to School or Return to Activity for Youth After Concussion? Maybe We Don’t Have to Choose. Frontiers in Neurology, 10(July), 792.

DeMatteo, C. A, Hanna, S. E., Yousefi-Nooraie, R., Lin, C.-Y. A., Mahoney, W. J., Law, M. C., & McCauley, D. (2014). Quality-of-life after brain injury in childhood: time, not severity, is the significant factor. Brain Injury, 28(1), 114–21.

Lin, C.-Y., & DeMatteo, C. (2013). The Challenges of Loss to Follow-up in Longitudinal Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Research: One Research Team’s Experiences. Pediatrics Research International Journal, 2013, 1–10.

DeMatteo, C. A., Hanna, S. E., Mahoney, W. J., Hollenberg, R. D., Scott, L. A., Law, M. C., Newman, A., Lin, C.-Y.A, & Xu, L. (2010). “ My Child Doesn't Have a Brain Injury, He Only Has a Concussion.” Pediatrics, 125(2), 327–334.

DeMatteo, C. A., Cousins, M. A., Lin, C. Y. A., Law, M. C., Colantonio, A., & Macarthur, C. (2008). Exploring Postinjury Living Environments for Children and Youth With Acquired Brain Injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 89(9), 1803–1810.

MacDermid, J. C., Geldart, S., Williams, R. M., Westmorland, M., Lin, C.-Y. A, & Shannon, H. (2008). Work organization and health: a qualitative study of the perceptions of workers. Work, 30(3), 241–54. Retrieved from

Lin, C.-Y. A., Williams, R. M., Shannon, H., & Wilkins, S. (2007). Work organization and its effects on the health of Chinese workers with English as a second language: a qualitative approach. Work, 28(4), 379–390.