Biography

Diana M. Robinson, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She has a passion for providing psychiatric care for acutely medically ill patients.

Dr. Robinson graduated from medical school at Texas A&M College of Medicine and performed her adult psychiatry residency at the University of Virginia. She completed her fellowship in consultation-liaison (CL) psychiatry at Harvard’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital with a particular focus in cardiac transplantation psychiatry, oncology, and infectious disease.

Since 2019, she has worked on the UT Southwestern inpatient consult team with residents and medical students, and she provides psychiatric care in the co-located oncology clinic.

In addition to direct patient care, Dr. Robinson is dedicated to improving psychiatric care through engagement with regional and national psychiatry organizations. She currently serves on the Medical Education and Lifelong Learning Committee for the American Psychiatry Association (APA). Since 2017, she has served as a member of the Annual Meeting Subcommittee for the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (ACLP). From 2016 to 2018, she served on the APA’s CL Council and the ACLP Evidence-Based Medicine and Guidelines Subcommittee.

Her research interests include neuropsychiatry, global mental health, and psychiatry trainee education. Dr. Robinson is the author of over 30 book chapters and peer-reviewed articles.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Brigham and Women's Hospital (2018-2019), Consultation/liaison Psychiatry
  • Residency - University of Virginia (2014-2018), Psychiatry
  • Medical School - Texas A&M University College of Medicine (2009-2013)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
  • American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • Association of Women Psychiatrists
Honors & Awards
  • American Psychiatric Association Leadership Fellowship 2016-2018
  • Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Webb Fellowship 2017-2018
  • University of Virginia Center for Global Health Global Graduate Medical Award 2018
Books & Publications
Research
  • Global Mental Health
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Psychiatry Trainee Education