Julia completed an Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa in 2017. She is now a Masters student at Carleton University in the Department of Health Sciences. She is currently working with Dr. Paul Peters to complete the Canadian Atlas of Rural Health Inequality project. The objective of the project is to develop an interactive web-based mapping tool to better understand the health conditions and challenges for rural Canada.
During her time at the University of Ottawa, Julia completed an Advanced Research Project exploring the abortion experiences of young women in Canada. She is interesterested in reproductive rights and women’s health initiatives.
Julia has volunteered in a variety of healthcare research settings including the Skills and Simulation Lab at The Ottawa Hospital and Emergency Department at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. At CHEO, she worked closely with patients and their families to facilitate enrolment in clinical studies conducted by the CHEO Research Institute.
Julia has a keen interest in international travel and learning new languages. After completing her undergraduate degree, Julia moved to Japan to work and teach English. In the future, she would like to apply her experience working in interdisciplinary research environments to opportunities abroad.