Juliette Iacovino

Juliette Iacovino

Psychological and Brain Sciences
Inducted in 2014

Juliette M. Iacovino is a Ph.D. student in Clinical Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis. She is a Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow and the most recent recipient of the Mary McLeod Bethune Award for Graduate Student Leadership. She graduated from Harvard College in 2009 with a BA in Psychology. She received her Master’s Degree from Washington University in 2011. Her research focuses on racial disparities in physical and mental health problems, such as obesity, chronic illnesses, personality disorders and eating disorders. Her dissertation project examines the interplay between psychosocial stress and personality in influencing black-white health disparities in middle-aged adults. In the future, she hopes to extend her focus to study disparities in women and infant health and among other disadvantaged groups.