Julie Lounds Taylor, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Special Education; Associate Director, IDDRC Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core E; Deputy Director of Organizational Research and Interventions, Vanderbilt Initiative for Autism, Innovation, & the Workforce (AIW)
Overview of Interests
Julie Lounds Taylor’s research program focuses on how individual, family, and societal characteristics interact to promote healthy development, particularly in the face of non-normative family situations. Her current research interests include how families experience the transition to adulthood for young adults with an autism spectrum disorder, as well as the impact of having a sibling with intellectual disabilities. Another line of research examines parenting among adolescent mothers and the long-term impacts of adolescent parenthood.
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