Julia R Pozuelo, Ph.D., is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Julia’s research interests lie at the intersection of psychiatry and development economics. Her work focuses on developing and implementing cost-effective and scalable interventions to treat depression in low-resource settings. She is also interested in the relationship between depression, poverty, and risk-taking among adolescents.
Julia holds a BSc in Economics from the University Carlos III in Madrid, an MSc in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford, and a Ph.D. in Psychiatry from the University of Oxford. She is a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford and an honorary researcher in the MRC/Wits-Agincourt Unit at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.