Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Diane Pitassy

Museum Specialist & Assistant to the Chair for Collections
Department / Division
  • B.S., Wake Forest University, Biology
  • M.S., University of Maryland, Conservation Biology & Sustainable Development


Collections Areas

Responsibilities in collection management include data management, transaction management, specimen preservation, scientific imaging, and technical field support to the scientific staff in the Division of Fishes. Departmental responsibilities involve assistance to the Chair in matters of collection management.

Research Interests

Areas of taxonomic specialization include Tetraodontiformes and Scorpaeniformes.