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Justine Welsh, MD

Emory Healthcare Addiction Services

Assistant Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: 404-778-5526

Fax: 404-727-3421



Dr. Welsh is a Child/Adolescent and Addiction Psychiatrist and Director of the Emory Healthcare Addiction Services. Dr. Welsh completed her training in general psychiatry at Emory University Medical School. She subsequently completed her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Cambridge Health Alliance, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, and an addiction psychiatry fellowship through Massachusetts General Hospital, McLean Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Welsh’s area of clinical focus and research is in the treatment and prevention of adolescent substance use disorders, as well as opioid use in young adults. She has been the recipient of grant funding from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.