About Dr. Low
A native of Miami, Julie Y. Low, MD received a bachelor of arts degree from Dartmouth College, graduating magna cum laude with high honors. She was later awarded a medical doctorate from the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Dr. Low continued her medical training as an intern at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, followed by psychiatry residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital at the University of Miami School of Medicine. She completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Children's Hospital, Boston, the pediatric hospital of Harvard Medical School, and then served as a fellow in forensic psychiatry at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, New York Medical College.
Dr. Low finished her training in 2005 at which time she began her private practice. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Low holds academic appointments at New York University School of Medicine and at New York Medical College.
Dr. Low has consulted for a variety of state and city agencies on the issue of optimizing mental health for children in the foster care system. She is a long-time consulting psychiatrist for the Westchester County Department of Social Services and for the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
Previously, Dr. Low was an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Co-Directory of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program at St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan. At St. Vincent's, Dr. Low taught medical students, supervised psychiatry residents and fellows, and frequently gave presentations and lectures on various topics in clinical and forensic psychiatry. In 2007, she was voted "Teacher of the Year" by the graduating psychiatry residents, awarded for teaching, lectures, and clinical supervision. She was also nominated from junior faculty candidates around the country as one of 100 participants chosen to attend the Future Leaders in Psychiatry Conference, recognition based on Dr. Low's clinical experience and her ongoing research work in the field of child and adolescent anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
BOARD CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
2006: Board-Certified in General Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
2007: Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and
2008: Board-Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Dr. Low is licensed in both New York and New Jersey and has practiced adult and child psychiatry in both states. She also has performed forensic evaluations and testified in both states as a forensic psychiatrist.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Psychiatric Association
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
PRESENTATIONS, RESEARCH, AND COURT TESTIMONY
St. Vincent’s Hospital Grand Rounds Presentation: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Adolescent Substance Abuse Disorders. Presented Grand Rounds to the St. Vincent’s Hospital Department of Psychiatry in June of 2005.
Performed numerous presentations on forensic psychiatry issues include landmark mental health cases, research methodology, philosophy of law, and New York State mental health laws.
Presented series of lectures to the child and adolescent fellows at St. Vincent’s Hospital on topics such as the psychological effects of divorce on children and juvenile justice issues.
Presented "The History and Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa: A Survey of the Last Millenium" to the child psychiatry faculties from Massachusetts General Hospital, Children’s Hospital, and Cambridge Hospital as part of the Senior Child Psychiatry Fellowship Lecture Series at Harvard Medical School in 2004.
Interictal Psychiatric Pathology in Epilepsy. Senior Consult Liaison Psychiatry Resident Research Presentation given to the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Miami in 2002.
Dlugacz, Henry; Low, Julie Y. Liability Management and the Correctional Psychiatrist: A Review of Key Considerations, in Correctional Psychiatry, (Melissa Piasecki and Ole J. Thienhaus, eds.) in press, 2007, Civic Research Institute)