Julie works with stakeholders around the country to promote better understanding of the causes and factors contributing to maternal mortality. For the past five years she has supported the development of maternal mortality review committees and contributed to the Report from Nine Maternal Mortality Review Committees and the recent articles, Examination of a Death due to Cardiomyopathy by a Maternal Mortality Review Committee and Changing the conversation: Applying a health equity framework to maternal mortality reviews. As part of CDC’s Enhancing Reviews and Surveillance to Eliminate Maternal Mortality (ERASE MM) initiative, Julie provides technical assistance and problem solving for state specific needs. Julie received her MPH from Hunter College; she also holds a BA in anthropology. She previously served as Maternal and Child Health Program Director for the March of Dimes Georgia Chapter and served as a member of the Georgia Maternal Mortality Review Committee from 2014-2016.