Julie Lauffenburger

Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology

Julie Lauffenburger, PharmD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. At the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and directs the Epidemiologic Methods in Health Services Research course (EPI235). She is also the Assistant Director of the Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Lauffenburger’s work mainly focuses on cardiometabolic diseases where she uses observational study designs, predictive analytics and pragmatic randomized trials to answer clinically-important questions related to medication use, access, and adherence. Additional areas of research interest include developing and evaluating scalable interventions to improve patient engagement and healthcare delivery. She is a Principal Investigator of research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute for Health Care Management. She completed her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Pharm.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.