Iowa City, IA

319 569 6300

Mariposa Psychiatric Center

Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist


Elizabeth Homan, MD, MPH

Dr. Homan has a BS in Microbiology, with minors in Global Health Studies and in Spanish from University of Iowa, a MD from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, a MPH from the University of Iowa, completed her three years of General Psychiatry Internship and Residency at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, and her two year Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.  She is Board Certified in General Psychiatry, and Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  She was awarded Outstanding Resident of the Year by AACAP, and an APA SAMHSA Fellow.  In Northern Minnesota she pioneered the creation of a Multidisciplinary Autism Evaluation Clinic.  Her passion is supporting patients on their journey to decrease suffering, and learn to adapt and soar into their futures.    

Favorite Office Toys

Gel Crayons, Uno, Giant Slinky, Matchbox Cars Kits

In her free time Dr. Homan enjoys riding bikes with her family, and dedicates time to mental health advocacy and improving health disparities as a member of the Latino Medical Student Association National Advisory Council, and a national committee member for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 

About Us

Private outpatient Psychiatric Center

Mariposa Psychiatric Center creates a calm inviting setting with commitment to excellence, where families and patients are given the time needed to be heard and supported, with direct access to expert consultation and treatment, as patients gain skills to adapt and soar into their futures.       

Diagnoses Frequently Treated

Depression, ADHD, Separation Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Attacks, Oppositional Defiant Disorder,        Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, PTSD, Autism Spectrum Disorder

Common Reasons for Referral

Disruptive behavior at school, inattention, agitation, peer conflict, delays in social skills, elevated fears, history of trauma, self-injury, painful emotions, school refusal, fears of medical procedures and clinic visits