Omar, S., James, L., Colantonio, A., Nixon, S. (Accepted 08 March 2020). Integrated care pathways for Black persons with traumatic brain injury: A protocol for a critical transdisciplinary scoping review. BMC Systematic Reviews.

Chan, V., Balogh, R., Toccalino, D., Colantonio, A. (Accepted 08 March 2020). Protocol for population-based sex-stratified studies on the impact of concurrent traumatic brain injury, mental health, and addictions on health system level outcomes. The Journal of Concurrent Disorders.

Wickens, C.M., Chan, V., Colantonio, A., Stoduto, G., Toccalino, D., Mann, R.E. (Accepted 26 February 2020). Protocol: Mild traumatic brain injury in the workplace: Prevalence, correlates and comorbidities, and outcomes. The Journal of Concurrent Disorders.

Fabricius, A., D’Souza, A., Amodio, V., Colquhoun, H., Lewko, J., Haag, H. L., Quilico, E., Archambault, P., Colantonio, A., Mollayeva, T. The gendered experiences of women with traumatic brain injury: A qualitative study from a Canadian rehabilitation hospital. Qualitative Health Research. 2020 Jan 23:1049732319900163. doi: 10.1177/1049732319900163. [Epub ahead of print]


Kontos, P., Grigorovich, A., Colantonio, A. Sleep before and after work-related concussion: Sex differences in effects and functional outcomes. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation [in print; accepted December 23, 2019]

Mollayeva, T., Bordignon, C., Ishtiaq, M., Colquhoun, H., D’Souza, A., Archambault, P., Lewko, J., Quilico, E., and Colantonio, A. Knowledge of sex and gender and related information needs in patients with traumatic brain injury: In-depth interview study. Disabil Rehabil. 2019 Nov 8:1-11. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2019.1683235. [Epub ahead of print]

Xiong, C., Hanafy, S., Chan, V., Hu, Z. J., Sutton, M., Escobar, M., Colantonio, A., &  Mollayeva, T. (2019). Comorbidity in Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury and All-cause Mortality: A Systematic Review. BMJ Open. 9(11).

Chan, V., Toccalino, D., Colantonio, A. (2019). A systematic review protocol for facilitators and barriers to integrating health services for traumatic brain injury and mental health or addictions. BMJ Open. 2019; 9:e027534. 

Mollayeva, T., Sutton, M., Chan, V., Colantonio, A., Jana, S., Escobar, M. (2019). Data mining to understand the conditions preceding new onset traumatic brain injury. Scientific Reports; 9:5574. 

Stock, D., Jacob, B., Chan, V., Cullen, N., Colantonio, A. (2019). Change in function over inpatient rehabilitation following hypoxic ischemic brain injury: A population-wide cohort study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 

Mollayeva, T. Sleep and wakefulness processes in moderate to severe chronic traumatic brain injury are related to global trauma and intake of psychoactive medications. 2019 Jul;59:76-77. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2018.12.004.

Pacheco, N., Mollayeva, S., Jabob, B., Colantonio, A., Mollayeva,  T. (2019, July). Interventions and cognition in patients with traumatic spinal cord injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Disabil Rehabil,  27:1-17. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2019.1644380. [Epub ahead of print]

D’Souza, A., Mollayeva, S.,  Pacheco, N., Javed, F., Colantonio, A., Mollayeva, T. (2019, May 8). Measuring change over time:  A systematic review of evaluative instruments of cognitive functioning in traumatic brain  injury. Front Neurol, 10:353. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2019.00353

Mollayeva, T., Amodio, V., Mollayeva, S., D’Souza, A., Colquhoun,  H., Quilico, E., Haag, L., Colantonio, A. (2019, May 19). Stepwise development of a Sex/Gender Sensitive Knowledge Translation Intervention Program in the  context of traumatic brain injury: Study Protocol. BMJ Open, 9(5):e024674. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024674.

Mollayeva, T., Sutton, M., (€share first authorship), Chan, V.,  Colantonio, A., Jana, S., Escobar, M. (2019, April 3). Data mining to understand health status preceding traumatic brain injury. Sci Rep. 9(1):5574. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-41916-5.

Mollayeva, T., Hurst, M., Escobar, M., Colantonio, A. (2019, April 29). Sex-specific incidence of dementia in patients with central nervous system trauma. Alzheimers Dement (Amst), 11:355-367. doi:  10.1016/j.dadm.2019.03.003.

Mollayeva, T., Stock, D., Colantonio, A. (2019). Physiological and pathological covariates of persistent concussion-related fatigue: results from two regression methodologies. Brain Inj, 33(4):463-479. doi: 10.1080/02699052.2019.1566833.

Mollayeva, T., Mollayeva, S., Pacheco, N., D’Souza, A., Colantonio, A. (2019, April). The course and prognostic factors of cognitive outcomes after traumatic brain injury: a systematic review. Neurosci Biobehav  Rev, 99:198-250. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.01.011.

Mollayeva, T. & Colantonio, A. (2019, April). Concussion in Ontario healthcare workers: Implications for prevention. Journal of the Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association OOHN, Spring-Summer 38 (1): 20-28. at [Invited submission]

Mollayeva, T. & Colantonio, A. (2019, March). Women and Brain Injury. Gender, Sex and Traumatic Brain Injury: Implications for Better Science and Practice. The Challenge! 13(1):4-6. at

Quilico, E., Swaine, B., Sweet, S., Duncan, L., Wilkinson, S., Poncet, F., Alarie, C., & Colantonio, A. (2019). Participatory action research with individuals who have a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: the process of co-creating a peer-run physical activity program in the community. Accepted Abstracts from the International Brain Injury Association’s 13th World Congress on Brain Injury. Brain Injury. 33: sup1, 1-337.

Alarie, C., Gagnon, I., Quilico, E., & Swaine, B. (2019). Characteristics and outcomes of physical activity interventions for individuals with mild traumatic brain injury: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open.

Alarie, C., Gagnon, I., Quilico, E., Swaine, B. (2019). Physical Activity in the Management of mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Where Are We At? A Scoping Review. Accepted Abstracts from the International Brain Injury Association’s 13th World Congress on Brain Injury. Brain Injury. 33: sup1, 1-337.

Mollayeva, T., Amodio, V., Mollayeva, S., D’Souza, A., Riopelle, R., Archambault, P., Colquhoun, H., Cullen, N., Velikonja, D., Lewko, J., Marshall, S., Escobar, M., QuilicoE., Haag, H., & Colantonio, A. (2019).  A gender transformative approach to improve outcomes and equity among persons with traumatic brain injury. BMJ Open.


Sutton, M., Chan, V., Escobar, M., Mollayeva, T., Colantonio, A., (2018, December 28). Neck injury comorbidity in concussion-related emergency department visits: A population based study of sex differences across the lifespan. Journal of Women’s Health. [E-pub ahead of print].. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2018.7282

*Goudreau, J., Fingold, A., Colantonio, A., Mansfield, E., Stergiou-Kita, M. (2018, November 18). Workplace accommodations following work-related mild traumatic brain injury: What works? Disability and Rehabilitation. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2018.1503733. [open access article].

Mollayeva, T., Mollayeva, S., Colantonio, A. (2018, December) Traumatic brain injury: Sex, gender, and intersecting vulnerabilities. Nature Reviews Neurology, 14(12), 711-722.  doi: 10.1038/s41582-018-0091-y. Invited work. [open access article].

Chan, V., Stock, D., Jacob, B., Cullen, N. Colantonio, A. (2018, November). Readmission following hypoxic ischemic brain injury: A population based cohort study. CMAJ Open, 27(6), :E568-E574. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20180080. [open access article]

*Xiong, C., *Biscardi M., Nalder E., Colantonio, A. (2018, August). Sex and gender differences in caregiving burden experienced by family caregivers of persons with dementia: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open 8(13), e022779. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2018-022779. [open access article]

*Xiong, C., Mansfield, E., Colantonio, A. (2018, June 26). Assessment of sex analysis in studies of technology-based interventions to alleviate caregiver burden among caregivers of persons with dementia. Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering, doi:10.1177/2055668318775313. [open access article]

Terry, D.P., Iverson, G. L., Panenka, W., Colantonio, A., Silverberg, N.D. (2018, June 1). Workplace and non-workplace mild traumatic brain injuries in an out-patient clinic sample: A case-control study. PLOS ONE 13(6); doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198128. [open access article]

*Xiong, C., Astell, A., Mihailidis, A., Colantonio, A. (2018, July 13). Needs and Preferences for Technology among Chinese Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia: A Pilot Study. Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering, doi: 10.1177/2055668318775315. [open access article]

*Zarshenas, S., Colantonio, A., Alavinia, S.M,, Jaglal S., Cullen, N., Tam, L. (2018, May 31). Predictors of Discharge Destination from Acute Care in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: A systematic review. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. [epub ahead of print]. doi: 1097/HTR.0000000000000403. [open access article]

*Christie, S., Chan, V., Mollayeva, T., Colantonio, A. (2018, May 14). Systematic review of rehabilitation intervention outcomes of adult and pediatric patients with infectious encephalitis. BMJ Open 8(5), e015928. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-015928. [open access article]

Keightly, M., Agnihotri, S., Subramaniapillai, S, Gray, J., Keresztesi, J., Colantonio, A., Polatajko, H.J., Cameron, D., Wiseman-Hakes. C. (2018, February 20). Investigating a theatre-based intervention for Indigenous youth with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 85(2), 128-36. [open access article]

§Mollayeva, T., *El Khechen-Richandi, G., Colantonio, A. (2018, January 18). Sex and gender trends and considerations in concussion research. Concussion. [Invited]. (Online, ahead of print). doi: 10.2217/cnc-2017-0015. [open access article]


Kontos, P., *Grigorovich, A., *Nowrouzi, B., Sharma, B., Lewko, J., §Mollayeva, T., Colantonio, A. (2017, October 18). A qualitative exploration of work-related head injury: Vulnerability at the intersection of workers’ decision making and organizational values. BMC Public Health. 17(1), 824. [open access article]

Mollayeva, T., *Xiong, C., Hanafy, S., Chan, V., Hu, Z., Sutton, M., Escobar, M., Colantonio, A. (2017, October 13). Comorbidity and outcomes in traumatic brain injury: Protocol for a systematic review on functional status and risk of death. BMJ Open, 7(10). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018626. [open access article]

Mollayeva, T., Pacheco, N.*, D’Souza, A.*, Colantonio, A. (2017, September) The course and prognostic factors of cognitive status after central nervous system trauma: A systematic review protocol. BMJ Open, 7(9). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017165. [open access article]

*Zarhsenas, S., Tam, L., Colantonio, A., Alavinia, S.M., Cullen, N. (2017, August 31). Predictors of discharge destination from acute care in patients with traumatic brain injury. BMJ Open, 7(8). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016694. [open access article]

Chan, V., §Mollayeva T., Ottenbacher K. J., Colantonio A. (2017, August 8). Clinical profile and comorbidity of traumatic brain injury among younger and older men and women: A brief research notes. BMC Research Notes, 10(1), 371. [open access article]

Mollayeva, T., Colantonio, A. (2017, April). Gender, Sex and Traumatic Brain Injury: Transformative science to optimize patient outcomes. Healthcare Quarterly, 20(1), 6-9. doi:10.12927/hcq.2017.25144. [Invited submission]. [open access article]

Mollayeva, T., Colantonio, A.,  Cassidy J.D., Vernich, L., Moineddin, R., Shapiro, C.M. (2017, June) Sleep stage distribution in persons with mild traumatic brain injury: A polysomnographic study according to American Academy of Sleep Medicine Standards. Sleep Medicine, 34, 179-192. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2017.02.021. [open access article]

Amodio, V., Bruch, H., Mollayeva, T. Colantonio, A. (2017, April 26). Using the narratives of Ontarians with a work-related traumatic brain injury to inform injury prevention: A mixed methods approach. Work, 56(4), 563-70. doi: 10.3233/WOR-172525. [open access article]

Biajar A*, §Mollayeva T*(*share first-authorship), Sokoloff S, Colantonio A. (2017, April 1). Assistive technology to enable sleep function in patients with acquired brain injury: Issues and opportunities. British Journal of Occupationa/ Therapy, 80(4), 225-49. DOI: 10.1177/030802261668801. [Invited work]. [open access article]

Mollayeva, T., D’Souza, A., Mollayeva, S., Colantonio, A. (2017, April). Post-traumatic sleep-wake disorders. Curr Neurol Neurosci Report, 17(38). doi: 10.1007/s11910-017-0744-z. [Invited work]  (Early online March 25, 2017) [open access article]

Mollayeva T, Cassidy D, Shapiro CM, Mollayeva S, Colantonio A. (2017, February). Concussion/mild traumatic brain injury-related chronic pain in males and females: A diagnostic modelling study. Medicine, 96(7). doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000005917. [open access article]

Special Issue

The Supplement to the journal Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation titled “Sex, Gender and Traumatic Brain Injury” was guest edited by Dr. Angela Colantonio. It is available at Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol. 97, No. 2, Supplement 1



McIsaac, K. E., Moser, A., Moineddin, R., Keown, L. A., Wilton, G., Stewart, L. A., Colantonio, A., Nathens, A. B., & Matheson, F. I. (2016). Association between traumatic brain injury and incarceration: a population-based cohort study CMAJ Open, 4(4) p. E746-E753. [open access article]

Chan, V., Pole, J. D., Keightley, M., Mann, R. E., & Colantonio, A. (2016). Children and youth with non-traumatic brain injury: A population-based perspective. BMC Neurology, 16, 110. doi:  10.1186/s12883-016-0631-2. [open access article]

Stock, D., Cowie, C., Chan, V., Colantonio, A., Wodchis, W. P., Alter, D., & Cullen, N. (2016). Determinants of alternate-level-of-care delayed discharge among acute care survivors of hypoxic ischemic brain injury. CMAJ Open, 4(4), doi:10.9778/cmajo.20150123. [open access article]

Colantonio, A., Salehi, S., Kristman, V., Cassidy, J. D., Carter, A., Vartanian, O., Bayley, M., Kirsh, B., Hebert, D., Lewko,  J., Kubrak, O., Mantis, S., & Vernich, L. (2016). Return to work after work-related traumatic brain injury. NeuroRehabilitation, 39(3), 389-399.  doi: 10.3233/NRE-161370. [abstract]

McIsaac, K. E., Farrell-MacDonald, S., Chong, N., Moser, A., Moineddin, R., Colantonio, A., Nathens, A., & Matheson, F. I.  (2016). Creating a powerful platform to explore health in a correctional population: a record linkage study. PLoS ONE, 11(8), e0161173. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0161173. [open access article]

Kim, H., Lewko, J., Garritano, E., Sharma, B., Colantonio, A., & Moody, J. (2016). Construction fatality due to electrical contact in Ontario, Canada, 1997-2007. Work, Early online, 1-9. doi: 10.3233/WOR-162336. [abstract]

Stergiou-Kita, M., Mansfield, E., Colantonio, A., Moody, J., & Mantis, S. (2016). What’s gender got to do with it? Examining masculinities, health and safety and return to work in male dominated skilled trades. Work, Early online, 1-13. doi: 10.3233/WOR-162322. [abstract]

Mollayeva, T., Mollayeva, S., Lewko, J., & Colantonio, A. (2016). Work-related traumatic brain injury due to assault. Work, Early online, 1-9. doi: 10.3233/WOR-162339. [abstract]

Xiong, C., Martin, T., Sravanapudi, A., Colantonio, A., & Mollayeva, T. (2016). Factors associated with return to work in men and women with work-related traumatic brain injury. Disability and Health Journal, 9(3), 439-448. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.12.00.2. [abstract]

Goldin, Y., Haag, H. L., & Trott, C. T. (2016). Screening for history of traumatic brain injury among women exposed to intimate partner violence. PM&R, Early online. doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.05.006. [abstract]

Stock, D., Cowie, C., Chan, V., Cullen, N., & Colantonio, A. (2016). Determinants of admission to inpatient rehabilitation among acute care survivors of hypoxic ischemic brain injury: A prospective population-wide cohort study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(6), 885-891. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.01.007. [abstract]

Chan, V., Mollayeva, T., Ottenbacher, K. T., & Colantonio, A. (2016). Sex-specific predictors of inpatient rehabilitation outcomes after traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,97(5), 772-780.  doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.01.011. [abstract]

Balogh, R., McMorris, C. A., Lunsky, Y., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Bourne, L., Colantonio, A., & Gonçalves-Bradley, D. C. (2016). Organising healthcare services for persons with an intellectual disability. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4, CD007492. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007492.pub2. [abstract]

Guerriero, E. N., Smith, P. M., Stergiou-Kita, M., & Colantonio, A. (2016). Rehabilitation utilization following a work-related traumatic brain injury: A sex-based examination of workers’ compensation claims in Victoria, Australia. PLoS One, 11(3):e0151462. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151462. [open access article]

Harris, J. E., Mays, J., Ratcliff, G., Chase, S., & Colantonio, A. (2016). Level of agreement of occupational titles between persons with traumatic brain injury and their informants.  Work, 53(3), 561-567. doi: 10.3233/WOR-152223. [abstract]

Mollayeva, T., Thurairajah, P., Burton, K., Mollayeva, S., Shapiro, C. M., & Colantonio, A. (2016). The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index as a screening tool for sleep dysfunction in clinical and non-clinical samples, with emphasis on application in the traumatic brain injury population: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 25, 52-73. doi:10.1016/j.smrv.2015.01.00. [abstract]

Colantonio, A. (2016). Sex, gender and acquired brain injury: A commentary.  Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 97(2 Suppl 1), S1-S4. [abstract]

Saverino, C., Swaine, B., Jaglal, S., Lewko, J., Vernich, L., Voth, J., Calzavara, A., & Colantonio, A.  (2016). Re-hospitalization after traumatic brain injury: A population based study. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 97(2 Suppl 1), S19-S25. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2015.04.016. [abstract]

Stergiou-Kita, M., Mansfield, E., Sokoloff, S., & Colantonio, A. (2016). Gender influences on return to work after mild traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 97(2 Suppl 1), S40-S45. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.04.008. [abstract]

Toor, G. K., Harris, J. E., Escobar, M., Yoshida, K., Velikonja, D., Rizoli, S., Cusimano, M., Cullen, N., Sokoloff, S., & Colantonio, A. (2016). Long-term health service outcomes among women with traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 97(2 Suppl 1), S54-S63. doi: [abstract]

Haag, H., Coringal, M., Sokoloff, S., Yoshida, K., Kontos, P., & Colantonio, A. (2016). Being a woman with acquired brain injury: Challenges and implications for practice. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 27(2 Suppl 1), S64-S70. doi: [abstract]

Lindsay, S., Proulx, M., Maxwell, J., Hamdani, Y., Bayley, M., Macarthur, C., & Colantonio, A. (2016). Gender and transition from paediatric to adult care among youth with ABI: Experiences in a transition model. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 97(2 Suppl 1), S33-S39. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2014.04.032. [abstract]

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