Marie Anne Gebara, MD

Marie Anne Gebara, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Psychiatry, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis
Clinical and Translational Research Training in Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Geriatric Psychiatry, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Geriatric Psychiatry Clinical Fellowship, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

Research Interests

Treatment resistant depression; Sleep and mood
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Gebara MA, Kasckow J, Smagula SF, DiNapoli EA, Karp JF, Lenze EJ, Mulsant BH, Reynolds CF 3rd. The role of late life depressive symptoms on the trajectories of insomnia symptoms during antidepressant treatment. J Psychiatr Res.2018;96:162-166. PMCID: PMC5698156
  2. Gebara MA, DiNapoli EA, Kasckow JW, Karp JF, Blumberger DM, Lenze EJ, Mulsant BH, Reynolds CF. Specific depressive symptoms predict remission to aripiprazole augmentation in late-life treatment resistant depression. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018; 33(2):e330-e335. PMCID: PMC5773368
  3. Gebara MA, Shea ML, Lipsey KL, Teitelbaum SL, Civitelli R, Mller DJ, Reynolds CF 3rd, Mulsant BH, Lenze EJ. Depression, antidepressants, and bone health in older adults: a systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014;62(8):1434-41.
  4. Gebara MA, Lipsey KL, Karp JF, Nash MC, Iaboni A, Lenze EJ. Cause or effect? Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and falls in older adults: A systematic review. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015;23(10):1016-28
  5. Gebara MA, Siripong N, DiNapoli EA, Maree RD, Germain A, Reynolds CF, Kasckow JW, Weiss PM, Karp JF.Effect of insomnia treatments on depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Depress Anxiety In press, 2018 PMID: 29782076

Clinical Interests

Long-term care; Treatment-resistant depression; Interventional psychiatry: esketamine & ECT
Selected Clinical Publications & Products
  1. Gebara MA, DiNapoli EA, Hamm ME, Rodrgiuez KL, Kaskow JW, Lederer LG, Bramoweth AD, Karp JF. Illness Narratives and Preferences for treatment among older veterans living with treatment resistant depression and insomnia. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry. 2020;32(2):81-89. PMID: 32343281
  2. Gebara MA, DiNapoli EA, Lederer LG, Bramoweth AD, Germain A, Kasckow JW, Karp JF. Brief behavioral treatment for insomnia in older adults with late-life treatment resistant depression and insomnia: A pilot study. Sleep and Biological Rhythms. 2019;17(3):287-295. PMCID: PMC6800686

Education Interests

Community engagement; Research mentorship