Julie Maslowsky

Faculty Research AssociatePh.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Health Education
Julie Maslowsky



Julie Maslowsky received a B.S. in Human Development and Psychological Services from Northwestern University. She then earned a 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.

Dr. Maslowsky’s work combines 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. Specific areas of focus include substance use and abuse, mental health, sleep, and risk behavior.

Additional research, conducted in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Ecuador, has focused on developing health promotion programs and increasing health research capacity to mitigate health disparities in the Ecuadorian public health system. For her work in Ecuador, Dr. Maslowsky received the Compassion in Action Award from His Holiness the Dalai Lama.