Julia S. Anixt, MD

Pediatrician, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-4611

Fax: 513-636-3800


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Clinical Interests

Attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); autism spectrum disorders (ASD); learning difficulties; developmental and behavioral issues in underserved populations; developmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disease

Research Interests

ADHD; use of shared decision making for the treatment of challenging behavior in children with ASD; the diagnosis and management of behavioral and mental health issues in primary care settings; access to care for underserved populations


Julia Anixt, MD, is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician conducting clinical research on attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In particular her work focuses on improving the quality of care for ADHD diagnosis and treatment for children in underserved communities and assessing the impact of parent and youth perceptions about ADHD on treatment decisions. Her research also focuses on implementing shared decision making (SDM) in the clinical setting for families of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) contemplating the use of medication to target challenging behaviors.

Education and Training

BS: Haverford College, Haverford, PA, 1996.

MD: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2001.

Residency: Pediatrics, Yale New-Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, 2004.

Fellowship: Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2006; Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 2008.

Certification: General Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2004; Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2011.


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Interventions for children with Attention and Reading Disorders. Co-Investigator. National Institutes of Health. Dec 2009-Nov 2014. R01 HD060617.

Shared Decision Making to Improve Care and Outcomes for Children with Autism. Principal Investigator. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Place Outcomes Research Award. Jul 2013 - Jun 2015.