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.

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J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Oct 29;:
Mashouri P, Taati B, Quirt H, Iaboni A
CMAJ Open. 2019 Jul-Sep;7(3):E582-E589
Iaboni A, Campitelli MA, Bronskill SE, Diong C, Kumar M, Maclagan LC, Gomes T, Tadrous M, Maxwell CJ
Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2019;5:409-419
Van Ooteghem K, Musselman KE, Mansfield A, Gold D, Marcil MN, Keren R, Tartaglia MC, Flint AJ, Iaboni A
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2019 Aug 20;:
Mehdizadeh S, Dolatabadi E, Ng KD, Mansfield A, Flint A, Taati B, Iaboni A
Nat Commun. 2019 Aug 06;10(1):3529
Carbonell AU, Cho CH, Tindi JO, Counts PA, Bates JC, Erdjument-Bromage H, Cvejic S, Iaboni A, Kvint I, Rosensaft J, Banne E, Anagnostou E, Neubert TA, Scherer SW, Molholm S, Jordan BA
Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2019 Feb 18;82:200-206
Dolatabadi E, Zhi YX, Flint AJ, Mansfield A, Iaboni A, Taati B
Transl Psychiatry. 2019 Feb 04;9(1):72
Baribeau DA, Dupuis A, Paton TA, Hammill C, Scherer SW, Schachar RJ, Arnold PD, Szatmari P, Nicolson R, Georgiades S, Crosbie J, Brian J, Iaboni A, Kushki A, Lerch JP, Anagnostou E
Sci Eng Ethics. 2018 Oct 24;:
Ye B, Khan SS, Chikhaoui B, Iaboni A, Martin LS, Newman K, Wang A, Mihailidis A
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Aug 03;:
Bingham KS, Iaboni A, Flint AJ



Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto