Specialty Areas: Bipolar Disorder; Depression; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders; Pharmacology
Dr. Baroni is a research assistant professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. She has extensive expertise in bipolar disorder and depression, including diagnostic evaluation, psychosocial, and psychopharmacological treatment of mood disorders with onset during childhood. She is also a sleep medicine specialist and is interested in the relationship between psychiatric disorders and sleep disorders. Her research and current clinical interests encompass the relationship between sleep and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and mood disorders. She is trained in the use of light therapy and melatonin for mood and circadian rhythm disorder. Her other areas of expertise are diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, including parasomnias, restless leg syndrome and sleep apnea.
Dr. Baroni received her medical degree from University of Tor Vergata in Rome, Italy. After completing a general psychiatry residency in the same institution she worked as visiting fellow in the pediatric mood and anxiety program at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). She trained in adult psychiatry at New York Medical College where she also served as chief resident and completed her child and adolescent psychiatry residency at NYULMC. She completed a fellowship in sleep medicine at NYULMC.
Dr. Baroni has received numerous awards from the American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and New York Medical College. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Academy of Sleep Medicine. She authored several publications on pediatric mood and sleep disorders. She teaches an undergraduate course on sleep at the NYU College of Arts and Science as part of CAMS – While you were sleeping.