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Dr. Julie Alonso-Katzowitz attended Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where she graduated with her bachelor's degree in neuroscience and behavioral biology and a minor in Spanish. She earned her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Alonso-Katowitz completed a five-year residency and fellowship in pediatrics, psychiatry and child psychiatry at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. While at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, she served as Chief Resident. She also completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at Emory University.

Dr. Alonso Katzowitz holds appointments as Assistant Professor University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Clinical Assistant Professor Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor University of Texas Medical Branch.Her areas of interest include: child and adolescent forensic mental health, child development and attachment, child abuse and neglect, child and adolescent psychiatric treatment, childhood obesity, preventative medicine, quality improvement and medical ethics.

Dr. Alonso-Katzowitz is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is board-eligible in child and adolescent psychiatry and forensic psychiatry.

External positions

Department of Pediatrics

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Home Accidents Medicine & Life Sciences
Heme Oxygenase (Decyclizing) Medicine & Life Sciences
Lindane Medicine & Life Sciences
Amnesia Medicine & Life Sciences
Family Relations Medicine & Life Sciences
Preschool Children Medicine & Life Sciences
Carbon Monoxide Medicine & Life Sciences
Insecticides Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2001 2015

A depressed adolescent who won't eat and reacts slowly

Sharma, S. & Alonso-Katzowitz, J. 2015 In : Current Psychiatry. 14, 8, p. 49-59 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

A teen with seizures, amnesia, and troubled family dynamics

Sharma, S. & Alonso-Katzowitz, J. 2015 In : Current Psychiatry. 14, 3, p. 43-49 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Family Relations

Commentary: Predicting aggression in youth

Ash, P. & Alonso-Katzowitz, J. Apr 2011 In : Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 39, 2, p. 180-182 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle


Unintentional topical lindane ingestions - United States, 1998-2003

Sievert, J., Lackovic, M., Becker, A., Lew, D. H., Morrissey, B., Blondell, J., Kim-Jung, L. Y., Pitts, M. R., Holquist, C. A., Petersen, A. M., Alonso-Katzowitz, J. S. & Calvert, G. M. 2005 In : Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 54, 21, p. 533-535 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Home Accidents
Preschool Children

Cerebral vascular endothelial heme oxygenase: Expression, localization, and activation by glutamate

Parfenova, H., Neff, R. A., Alonso, J. S., Shlopov, B. V., Jamal, C. N., Sarkisova, S. A. & Leffler, C. W. 2001 In : American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology. 281, 6 50-6

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Heme Oxygenase (Decyclizing)
Carbon Monoxide
Blood Vessels
Glutamic Acid