College of Community Health Sciences

Public Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine


(205) 348-1325

Dr. Marisa Giggie is an associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine. She is a child and adolescent, general and forensic psychiatrist, who serves as the clinic director for the Betty Shirley Clinic, chief psychiatrist for the Tuscaloosa County jail, primary psychiatrist at Brewer-Porch Children’s Center, fellowship director for the Behavioral Medicine Fellowship in Primary Care at CCHS, and medical director at a drug program for emerging adults. Dr. Giggie has been recognized as a Distinguished Fellow by the American Psychiatric Association. She has published works on college mental health, violence prevention and access to care issues.