Assistant Professor Julianne Hellmuth
Medical University of South Carolina
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1 (843) 792-5569
1 (843) 792-5932
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Associate Member

Dr. Hellmuth is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Hellmuth’s position is funded by the National Institutes of Health and Office of Research on Women’s Health Bridging Interdisciplinary Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) career development award program (K12HD055885; PI Brady). Her program of research focuses on examining the associations between posttraumatic stress, substance use disorders, and interpersonal violence, and developing interventions to ameliorate these problems among individuals and couples. Dr. Hellmuth’s BIRCWH project is aimed at developing a group treatment for civilian women partnered with military Veterans who have substance use disorders. Dr. Hellmuth is also serving as co-investigator and study therapist on a NIDA-funded clinical trial examining the efficacy of an integrated cognitive behavioral intervention to treat co-occurring PTSD and substance use disorders among military Veterans (R01DA030143; PI Back). Dr. Hellmuth was previously awarded an NIDA-funded postdoctoral fellowship position at Yale University School of Medicine (T32DA019426; PI Tebes) and a National Research Service Award (F31AA016706; PI Hellmuth) investigating risk factors for intimate partner violence during pregnancy and postpartum. Dr. Hellmuth has also served in various roles on two other NIH-funded clinical trials investigating the efficacy of brief motivational interventions to reduce alcohol use among men and women arrested for domestic violence (R01AA014193 and K23AA13231; PI Stuart).