Julia joined KWF Editorial in 2014.  Julia leads a large team of scientific researchers who are experienced in publishing and employ their dual expertise across STEM to assess individual manuscripts and identify well-matched academic editors and/or reviewers. Julia analyzes task data to provide ongoing feedback to all KWF Editorial research associates, ensuring that our scientific specialist services are highly efficient and efficacious. Julia’s area of specialization is public health in which she has 25 years of experience in programming and research. Prior to joining KWF Editorial, Julia served as director of special projects for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Office of School Health.  She is a peer reviewer for the American Journal of Public Health and has published in several journals, including the Journal of School Health and Clinical Infectious Diseases.  Julia holds an MPH in population and family health from Columbia University.