Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D.

Dr. SchweitzerProfessor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
UC Davis MIND Institute
Director, UC Davis Schools of Health Mentoring Academy
2825 50th St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Office phone:  (916) 703-0450
E-mail:  jschweitzer@ucdavis.edu


Dr. Schweitzer's interests include the identification and treatment of attention-deficit/ hyperactivity (ADHD) and related disorders in children and adults using behavioral/neuropsychological and functional neuroimaging methods. Other interests include self-control and understanding the developmental trajectory of response to reward in typically developing adolescents and in ADHD. She conducts research in behavioral, cognitive and pharmacological interventions for persons with ADHD and autism across the life span. Dr. Schweitzer's goal is to apply translational research methods using a variety of basic behavioral and physiological techniques to develop novel treatment and preventative approaches to addressing attentional disorders.. Additional funded collaborative work includes projects in autism. Dr. Schweitzer is also committed to training the next generation of clinical and translational scientists through her work at the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center and the UC Davis Schools of Health Mentoring Academy.


A.B., Psychology, University of Southern California, 1982
M.S., Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1987
Ph.D., Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1990