Health Policy

Julie Reynolds

  • Research Fellow, Health Policy Research Program
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry


Julie Reynolds is an assistant professor in the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics. She is a board-certified specialist in dental public health, and attended the University of Iowa for her dental and specialty training. Her research at the Public Policy Center is focused on the effects of health care reform on dentistry and access to dental care, as well as dental workforce trends in Iowa. She also co-teaches a service-learning course that includes oral health promotion activities in central Mexico, and she is a dentist at the Geriatric and Special Needs Clinic and the Faculty General Practice Clinic at the College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics.

Research Interests

  • Dental healthcare system and policy
  • Oral health disparities
  • Social determinants of oral health
  • Global oral health

Educational Background

  • M.S., University of Iowa, Dental Public Health, 2013
  • Certificate, University of Iowa, Global Health Studies, 2013
  • D.D.S., University of Iowa, 2011
  • B.A., Augustana College, Biology, 2007