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Danielle M. Dick, Ph.D.


Danielle M. Dick, Ph.D., is a tenured Professor of Psychiatry at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where she serves as the inaugural director of the Rutgers Addiction Research Center and holds the Greg Brown Endowed Chair in Neuroscience. She is an internationally recognized and award-winning expert on genetic and environmental influences on human behavior. She has led and contributed to more than 20 grants from the National Institutes of Health, with grant funding totaling more than 30 million dollars. She has over 350 peer-reviewed publications in the areas of child development, addiction, mental health, genetics, and human behavior, and has won numerous national and international awards for her work. She has been named as one of the top 1.5 percent most highly cited researchers in the world across all fields of science. She is passionate about bringing research to the public in ways that are engaging and accessible; her first book The Child Code: Understanding your child’s unique nature for happier, more effective parenting is out now from Penguin Random House.

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