Scientist profiles M-R
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room FG 37
Administrative Assistant:Roberta Pludwinski
- BA, 1992, psychology, York University, Canada
- MD, 1995, medicine, McMaster University, Canada
- FRCPC, 2000, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Appointments and Affiliations:
- Associate scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Hurvitz Brain Sciences Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
- Staff psychiatrist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
- Associate professor, department of psychiatry, geriatric division, University of Toronto
- Past-president, Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry
- Traumatic brain injury
- Geriatric neuropsychiatry
- Motor vehicle collisions
- Knowledge translation
Dr. Rapoport’s research focuses on neuropsychiatric sequelae of traumatic brain injury in the elderly, predictors and sequelae of motor vehicle collisions in the elderly, and knowledge translation.
- Rapoport MJ, Wolf U, Herrmann N, Kiss A, Shammi P, Reis M, Phillips A, Feinstein, A. Traumatic brain injury, apolipoprotein E-ɛ4 and cognition in older adults: A two-year longitudinal study. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2008;20(1):68-73.
- Rapoport MJ, Lanctot K, Streiner D, Bedard M, Vingilis E, Murray B, Schaffer A, Shulman K, Herrmann N. Benzodiazepines and driving: a meta-analysis. J Clin Psychiatry. 2009;70(5):663–73.
- Rapoport MJ, Zagorski B, Seitz D, Herrmann N, Molnar F, Redelmeier D. At-fault motor vehicle crash risk in elderly patients treated with antidepressants. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2011;19(12):998–1006.
- Rapoport MJ, Naglie G, Herrmann N, Zucchero Sarracini C, Mulsant BH, Frank C, Kiss A, Seitz D, Vrkljan B, Masellis M, Tang-Wai D, Pimlott N, Molnar F. Developing physician consensus on the reporting of patients with mild cognitive impairment and mild dementia to transportation authorities in a region with mandatory reporting legislation. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014;22(12):1530-43.
- Rapoport MJ, Weegar K, Kadulina Y, Bédard M, Carr D, Charlton J, Dow J, Gillespie I, Hawley C. Koppel S, Molnar F, Murie-Fernandez M, Naglie G, O’Neill D, McCullagh S, Shortt S, Simpson C, Tuokko H, Vrkljan B, Marshall S. An international study of the quality of national-level guidelines on driving with medical illness. QJM. doi:10.1093/qjmed/hcv038. Epub 2015 Feb 5.
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