Julia Lubsen

Credentials: MD

Position title: Medical Director, Assistant Professor

Family Medicine and Community Health
Julia Lubsen headshot.

Current Role

As medical director, Dr. Lubsen oversees SHOW’s response to clinical data collected from survey participants and responds to abnormal results, ensuring that participants get appropriate medical care.

Dr. Lubsen served as SHOW’s associate medical director starting in October 2018 and transitioned into the medical director position in December 2019.

Research Interests

Dr. Lubsen’s clinical interests include primary care for older adults, advance care planning, dementia, caregiver support, falls prevention and substance abuse treatment. She is partnering with SHOW to study engagement in advance care planning (the process of planning for future medical care and end-of-life care). She is also partnering with Dr. Manish Shah to study a coaching intervention to support caregivers of people with dementia.


University of Wisconsin, Geriatrics Fellowship, 2017

University of Wisconsin – Madison, Family Medicine Residency, 2016

Yale School of Medicine, MD, 2013

Harvard University, BA, Neurobiology, 2007