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So much of the conversation around addiction focuses on behavior modification, but Dr. Danielle Dick's work zeros in on making connections between risk factors and genes.
Danielle 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 over $30 million dollars. She has over 350 peer-reviewed publications in the areas of child development, addiction, mental health, genetics, and human behavior, and won numerous national and international awards for her work. She has been named one of the most highly cited researchers in the world across all fields of science, and also authored a parenting book "The Child Code: Understanding Your Child’s Unique Nature for Happier, More Effective Parenting."