Julia Drizin

Academic interests

Julia’s research interests include psychosocial aspects of cancer survivorship, partner caregiver experiences, and improving patient-provider communication around sexual and reproductive health. Broadly, her current research uses both quantitative and qualitative methods to explore the reproductive and sexual health care experiences of cancer survivors. She is also involved in adapting and implementing an evidence-based intervention to improve sexual function for female cancer survivors.


“Leveraging Social Media to Improve Patient-Provider Sexual Health Communication in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Care.”

Relevant Coursework

Advanced Evaluation and Research Design, Qualitative Research Methods, Linear Regression, Longitudinal Data and Multilevel Modeling, Health Behavior Measurement, Development of Health Behavior Interventions, Grant Writing, Program Sustainability


Behavioral scientist and mixed methods user researcher with demonstrated expertise in patient-centered research, usability testing, insights communication, project management, and workshop facilitation. Driven by my desire to understand people's needs and develop evidence-based strategies to meet them where they're at.