Julia received her MPH in Global Health from the University of California, Davis. During her time there, Julia served on the executive committee to represent student interests and advance initiatives that improve the student experience on campus. While at UC Davis, Julia also worked as a graduate research assistant in the Department of Public Health Sciences studying the health impacts of the 2017 and 2018 northern California wildfires.
Before joining CEPH, Julia worked at the California Department of Public Health in the chronic disease control branch. In this role she focused on program implementation to decrease the incidence of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the state of California.
As a former collegiate gymnast, Julia remains active and you can find her traveling the globe or embarking on adventures in her spare time.