11168-Giust, Julianne

Julianne M. Giust, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

PC 4110
Indianapolis, IN


Dr. Julianne Giust is the Indiana University Associate Program Director for the Triple Board Residency and the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship. She earned her medical degree at IU School of Medicine, trained at Brown University’s Triple Board Residency, and boarded in Pediatrics, Adult Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.   She uses her integrated training to focus on her main clinical interests- the complex interplay between chronic medical illness and psychological wellbeing of the pediatric patient/family and systems methods to improve access to mental healthcare for children.  From 2010-2019, Dr. Giust’s clinical work was in child and adolescent consultation-liaison and emergency psychiatry services. Since retiring from the role of medical director of the Riley Child and Adolescent Consultation-Liaison Inpatient Service, she has developed an outpatient Consultation-Liaison Clinic and continues to work part time on the inpatient consultation-liaison service.  In addition, Dr. Giust directs time toward improving access to care for child mental health problems through her work in the Riley Assessment and Followup Team (RAFT) clinic and in her role in training primary care providers to have increased comfort and evidence based approach to mental health treatment in children through the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Project ECHO.  Dr. Giust also has specific interests in medical student mentorship and development of child individual and family psychotherapy foundational knowledge and skills in residents and fellows.

Key Publications

Blake H, Willams A, Giust J, Lagges A. Collaborating with Child Psychiatry. Clinical Handbook of Psychological Consultation in Pediatric Medical Settings, 2020

Downs J, Giust J, Dunn DW. Considerations for ADHD in the child with epilepsy and the child with migraine. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 2017.

Brewer S, Howenstine M, Giust J (2016). Depression Screening in Cystic Fibrosis Patients. AACAP 63rd Annual Meeting. New York, NY Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry , Volume 55 , Issue 10 , S211

Williams A, Giust J, Kronenberger W, Dunn DW. Epilepsy and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: links, risks, and challenges. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 2015

Giust J, Dunn DW. Anxiety and depression in children with epilepsy. Outcome of Childhood Epilepsies, 2013

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
  • Associate Program Director Triple Board Residency
  • Associate Program Director Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
  • Education
    2010 RES Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    2005 MD Indiana University
    2001 MS Indiana University
    1998 BS Xavier University
  • Research

    Riley Teen Leadership Council: a collaborative project with the Triple Board Residency program running a group for teens with chronic illness and their parents based on a Positive Youth Development model.

    Depression Screening in the Physically Ill Child: screening projects in Hematology and Pulmonology

  • Professional Organizations
    Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
    American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychiatry*
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics

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