Andrea Iaboni

Andrea Iaboni, MD, DPhil, FRCPC

Dr. Iaboni is a geriatric psychiatrist and clinical researcher based at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network. She completed a doctorate in Molecular Immunology followed by post-doctoral research in Sleep Medicine and a research fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry. Her research interests include 1) Prevention of injury through rational use of psychotropic medications in frail older adults, and 2) Prevention of disability in older adults after falls or injuries. At present, Dr. Iaboni's research includes both pharmacoepidemiological research into current psychotropic prescribing practices and clinical trials of medication effects on balance and gait.

Current projects:
  1. Effect of depression and fear of falling on outcomes of older adults participating in a falls prevention program.
  2. Effect of a selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI antidepressant) on balance and gait in older adults with depression.
  3. Prescribing practices and risks in the initiation of antidepressant therapy in older adults after hip fracture.
  4. Trends in the use of sedative medications in older adults in the community and long-term care in Ontario.

Related Links

Drugs Aging. 2017 Aug 03;:
Iaboni A, Rawson K, Burkett C, Lenze EJ, Flint AJ
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jul 11;:1-7
Natori Y, Kassar R, Iaboni A, Hosseini-Moghaddam SM, Vu J, Husain S, Renner EL, Grant D, Rotstein C
Nat Neurosci. 2017 Mar 06;:
C Yuen RK, Merico D, Bookman M, L Howe J, Thiruvahindrapuram B, Patel RV, Whitney J, Deflaux N, Bingham J, Wang Z, Pellecchia G, Buchanan JA, Walker S, Marshall CR, Uddin M, Zarrei M, Deneault E, D'Abate L, Chan AJ, Koyanagi S, Paton T, Pereira SL,...
Can J Psychiatry. 2017 Mar;62(3):161-169
Gallagher D, Fischer CE, Iaboni A
Can J Psychiatry. 2017 Mar;62(3):158-160
Iaboni A, Rapoport MJ
Drugs Aging. 2016 May 30;
Iaboni A, Bronskill SE, Reynolds KB, Wang X, Rochon PA, Herrmann N, J Flint A
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2015 Jun;54(6):479-486.e1
Baribeau DA, Doyle-Thomas KA, Dupuis A, Iaboni A, Crosbie J, McGinn H, Arnold PD, Brian J, Kushki A, Nicolson R, Schachar RJ, Soreni N, Szatmari P, Anagnostou E
Mol Autism. 2015;6:18
Mankad D, Dupuis A, Smile S, Roberts W, Brian J, Lui T, Genore L, Zaghloul D, Iaboni A, Marcon PM, Anagnostou E
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015 Feb 16;
Iaboni A, Banez C, Lam R, Jones SA, Maki BE, Liu BA, Flint AJ
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Nov 25;
Gebara MA, Lipsey KL, Karp JF, Nash MC, Iaboni A, Lenze EJ



Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto