Julie Zito, PhD
Julie Magno Zito is Professor of Pharmacy and Psychiatry at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She is trained in pharmacoepidemiology and has more than 100 papers dealing with the use of psychotropic medications in community-treated populations. Her research focusing on children and adolescents has received widespread media attention. She has received more than 4 million dollars in foundation or federally funded support from NIH.
Prior to coming to the University of Maryland, Dr. Zito was employed by the New York State Office of Mental Health at the Nathan Kline Institute where she authored a 1994 textbook Psychotherapeutic Drug Monitoring. In 2008, Dr. Zito was recognized by the University of Maryland Regents with a statewide Faculty Award for Research and Scholarship.