Diana H. Fishbein
Senior Fellow, Behavioral Neuroscience
Diana H. Fishbein, PhD, is a leading expert in behavioral neuroscience who directs the Transdisciplinary Science and Translational Prevention Program at RTI. She began her career as professor of criminology at the University of Baltimore and as a scientific investigator at the University of Maryland Medical School and, subsequently, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Department of Justice, and the University of Maryland HIDTA Program. Her studies use interdisciplinary methods and a developmental approach to understanding interactions between neurobiological functions and environmental factors with the goal of informing translational research. Dr. Fishbein consults with federal, state, and local agencies for purposes of expert witnessing in criminal court, training, technical assistance, scientific peer reviews, and development of research protocols. She publishes regularly in her field and is primary author of two textbooks, The Dynamics of Drug Abuse and Biobehavioral Perspectives in Criminology, and editor of two volumes of The Science, Treatment and Prevention of Antisocial Behavior and editor of Behavioral Inhibitory Processes and Drug Abuse: Implications for Prevention and Treatment.
PhD, Criminology and Psychobiology, Florida State University; MS, Criminology, Florida State University; BS, Criminology with Statistics Minor, Florida State University.
Fishbein, D.H., & Ridenour, T. (Jun 2013)
Kirisci, L., Tarter, R., Ridenour, T., Zhai, Z.W., Fishbein, D., Reynolds, M., et al. (Feb 2013)
Bradshaw, C.P., Goldweber, A., Fishbein, D., & Greenberg, M.T. (Aug 2012)
Tarter, R.E., Kirisci, L., Mezzich, A., Ridenour, T., Fishbein, D., Horner, M., et al. (Jun 2012)
Fishbein, D. (Aug 2011)
- October 21, 2013
RTI International to Study Link between Sleep Disorders, Drug Abuse in Adolescents
– News Release
- September 11, 2013
RTI International Researcher Describes Need to Use Prevention Strategies to Improve Child Health, Well-Being at Congressional Briefing
– News Release