Adina S. Fischer, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University

Adina S. Fischer, M.D., Ph.D. Junior Scholar


Dr. Adina S. Fischer is a resident physician and T32 Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. She completed her B.Sc. in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Fischer earned her M.D. and Ph.D. in Experimental and Molecular Medicine (Neuroscience Track) at Dartmouth. Her dissertation research examined the effects of cannabis on brain circuitry and cognition using advanced fMRI methods, pharmacologic interventions, clinical, behavioral, and cognitive assessments. Her current program of research at Stanford examines neuroimaging, behavioral and clinical correlates of risk and resilience to co-occurring adolescent mood and substance use disorders. Dr. Fischer was recently awarded the Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Depression.

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Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
401 Quarry Rd. Suite, 2204
Stanford, CA 94302




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