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Julia R Pozuelo

Visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Julia Ruiz Pozuelo, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a member of the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Group at the University of Oxford. 

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 Carlos III University of Madrid, an MSc in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford, and a PhD in Psychiatry from the University of Oxford. She is an honorary researcher in the MRC/Wits-Agincourt Unit at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and a researcher at the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford.