Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medical Social Sciences

Judith T Moskowitz, PhD

Judith T Moskowitz, PhD

Professor of Medical Social Sciences

Focus of Work

Bio

Trained as a social psychologist, I study the impact of positive emotion on adjustment to health-related and other life stress. I am the Principal Investigator of several NIH-funded trials of an intervention designed to increase positive emotion and improve psychological and physical well-being in people experiencing various types of life stress. My research team is currently conducting trials of the intervention aimed at improving health and health behaviors in dementia caregivers, high school ...[Read full text]Trained as a social psychologist, I study the impact of positive emotion on adjustment to health-related and other life stress. I am the Principal Investigator of several NIH-funded trials of an intervention designed to increase positive emotion and improve psychological and physical well-being in people experiencing various types of life stress. My research team is currently conducting trials of the intervention aimed at improving health and health behaviors in dementia caregivers, high school students, people with type 2 diabetes, women with stage IV breast cancer, and people living with HIV.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Dartmouth College, Social Psychology (1993)
  • MPH: University Of California-Berkeley, Epidemiology (1994)