Dr. Julie Maslowsky is a developmental psychologist and population health scientist studying adolescent health risk behavior, particularly sexual health behaviors and substance use. She is currently Assistant Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education and Assistant Professor of Population Health at the University of Texas at Austin. Her work combines theory and methods of Developmental Psychology and Population Health to identify the origins and consequences of adolescent health risk behavior and develop prevention and intervention programs to reduce its negative consequences and promote health and equity in adolescence. She also collaborates with colleagues in Ecuador and Mexico on research and intervention development projects.
Prior to joining the University of Texas at Austin, Maslowsky received a B.S. in Human Development and Psychological Services from Northwestern University and a Master's Degree in Social Work and Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at the University of Michigan. She completed postdoctoral training in Population Health with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.