Julia E. Swan, MS, University of New Mexico; BA, University of Michigan

Julia E. Swan graduated from the University of Michigan in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English. While at Michigan, she worked in the Michigan Neurogenetics and Developmental Psychopathology lab studying risk and resilience in children and their families using neuroimaging methods and longitudinal study designs. After graduating, she worked as a Post-Baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award Fellow at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) at the NIH. She worked in the Section on Human Psychopharmacology studying the genetic and environmental factors affecting alcohol use with intravenous alcohol self-administration human laboratory studies.

Julia entered the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at the University of New Mexico in 2019 and graduated with her Masters degree in 2021. Her primary research interests included the treatment of and recovery from alcohol and substance use disorders and the influences of health disparities. She is also clinically interested in neuropsychology and forensic psychology.

ABQ Research Lab, Director: Dr. Katie Witkiewitz

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