Amber Hunt, D.O.

Amber Hunt, D.O.
Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Medical Director of Adolescent Girls’ unit, Larue Carter Hospital


Personal Statement  I am interested in research, clinical care, and community outreach as a pediatric psychiatrist. Specific research interests include executive functioning deficits in children and adolescents and conduct disorder.  I enjoy working as a member of a close-knit team in providing longer-term, comprehensive care for a challenging patient population. 

Undergraduate: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, BS Psychology

Osteopathy School: TLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine

Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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Current Academic Interests  Teaching: I teach third-year medical students and child and adolescent psychiatry fellows who rotate with me on my unit at Larue Carter Hospital. I teach didactics courses as well for the child and adolescent psychiatry fellows. I am involved in the mentorship program with the general psychiatry residents. 

Clinical: I am responsible for providing psychopharmacological management as well as coordinating general health care and health maintenance for the adolescent female patients at Larue Carter State Hospital. 

Research: I was first author on a paper titled “Predictors of change in short-term memory span following working memory training” in collaboration with Dr. William Kronenberger, PhD. I received a travel award to present the poster of this paper at AACAP's 60th Annual Meeting in October 2013. 
Recent Publications   Hunt, A.D., Kronenberger, W.G., Dunn, D.W., Gibson, B.S., & Gondoli, D.M. Predictors of change in short-term memory span following working memory training. Acta Neuropsychologica, 2014; 12(4):445-458.


Amber Hunt, D.O.

2600 Cold Springs Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Department of Psychiatry | 355 W. 16th St., Suite 4800 | Indianapolis, IN 46202 | Ph: (317) 963-7288 | Fax: (317) 963-7313