Focus Areas: Obesity & The Food System
Indiana University School of Medicine
Julie is a dietitian and certified diabetes educator with the Indiana University School of Medicine and its affiliated health system, IU Health. Julie is responsible for providing medical nutrition therapy to youth and their families in the Youth Diabetes Prevention Clinic, and carrying out the clinic’s community-based obesity treatment and diabetes prevention efforts. Julie has been instrumental in the development and implementation of a family-based, youth appropriate obesity treatment and diabetes prevention programming, both inside and outside of the healthcare system.
The Indiana University School of Medicine Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases (CDMD), Translational Research Program’s mission is to prevent and manage obesity and related diseases, especially diabetes, by developing, evaluating, implementing and disseminating evidence-based strategies to improve population health in Indiana and nationally.