Julie Maslowsky, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences at the University of Illinois Chicago. Dr. Maslowsky is a developmental psychologist and population health scientist who studies the development of adolescent health and health behaviors, with a focus on sexual and reproductive health, contraception, and abortion. Read more
She applies her findings to develop interventions to promote health and reduce health disparities in adolescence and beyond. She centers reproductive justice in her approach to sexual and reproductive health promotion. Her work includes projects in the United States, Ecuador, and Mexico. Dr. Maslowsky’s research has been funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Mental Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, William T. Grant Foundation, and Society for Family Planning. She is a former member of the Executive Board of the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science, C0-Director of the Special Interest Group on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health at the Society for Family Planning, and a leader of Youth Reproductive Equity, a national collaborative of researchers, physicians, advocates, and youth.