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Dr. Diana L. Kallis

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor - Psychiatry

Dr. Diana L. Kallis

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Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio
  • Residency, Psychiatry, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio
  • M.D., University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California
  • B.S., Psychology, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

Dr. Diana Kallis, M.D., is a health sciences assistant clinical professor of psychiatry with the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine and a child and adolescent psychiatrist with the Riverside University Health System.

Kallis completed her B.S. in psychology at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, then completed medical school at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. She then returned to Ohio, completing a residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. After serving as chief fellow, she later went on to work as a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry for the school.

She is a member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and the American Medical Association

Research Interests

Kallis' research interests include the psychological characteristics of first-time juvenile drug offenders.


  • Sabuhi Osman, M.B.B.S. Memorial Award, Department of Psychiatry, Wright State University/Boonshoft School of Medicine, 2014.
  • Outstanding Volunteer Service Award, San Francisco General Hospital, 2003.
  • Outstanding Community , Montgomery County Juvenile Court, 1998.

Selected Publications

  • Kaszynski, K., Kallis, D. L., Karnik, N., Soller, M., Hunter, S., Haapanen, R., Blair, J. and Steiner, H., Incarcerated youth with personality disorders: Prevalence, comorbidity and convergent validity. Personality and Mental Health 8: 42-51. 2014.
  • Tracy, Diana L., and Jerald Kay. "Psychodynamic Psychotherapy." Mental Health Care Issues in America: An Encyclopedia. Ed. Michael Shally-Jensen. Vol. 2. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2013. 594-98.

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