Julie is a research assistant with the Acquired Brain Injury Research Lab. Currently, she is reviewing equity in clinical practice guidelines for individuals with traumatic brain injury who have unstable housing or involvement with the criminal justice system. Over the past five years, she has worked on clinical research projects with individuals across the traumatic brain injury severity spectrum from concussion to severe traumatic brain injury.
Julie holds a Master’s degree in Medical Science with a specialization in Medical Imaging as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from the University of Calgary. In 2021, she received the Traumatic Brain Injury Scholar Award from the Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium for her graduate work focused on using magnetic resonance spectroscopy to explore neurometabolite alterations in adults with persistent post-concussive symptoms. Her research has given her the opportunity to work in trauma and neurorehabilitation units across nine different hospitals and rehabilitation centres in Canada and Franc