Faculty & Staff

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Julie Wright, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Health Sciences
  • Telephone: 617.287.3808
  • Office Location: S-301-18

Areas of Expertise

Computer-Assisted Self-Care Interventions, Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment


PhD, University of Rhode Island (Psychology)
MS, San Diego State University (Exercise Physiology)
BS, Cornell University (Nutrition)

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Julie Wright studies computer-assisted, self-care interventions that target energy balance behaviors (i.e., healthy diet and regular physical activity). Her expertise is in designing interventions that are theory driven, tailored, and delivered at home and/or connected to the primary care setting. Currently, Professor Wright is developing a pre-office visit questionnaire to assists pediatric providers with

  1. assessment of energy balance behaviors and
  2. anticipatory guidance related to healthy weight management.

Teaching Expertise
Health Behavior Change