Julie Maslowsky

Dr. Maslowsky is a developmental psychologist and population health scientist studying adolescent health risk behavior. She is currently Assistant Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, Assistant Professor of Population Health, and faculty affiliate in the Population Research Center 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. Specific areas of focus include substance use and abuse, teen pregnancy prevention, and sleep.