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Julia Chen

Julia Chen

Public Health Professional

Fulton County, GA

MPH grad from Emory University in Global Health|Experience in program management, data, research, & field experience|Hoping to utilize quantitative, qualitative, communication, & management skills to contribute to global health programs|Special interest in programs that have a component on gender-based violence & wome...





Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Technical Research Assistant

• Provide research and data analysis assistance for the National Outbreak Reporting System (NORS) and Analytics Team for the Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch
• Engage with domestic and international partnerships such as the Interagency for Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) Communications Workgroup and review materials in preparation for 2015 Public Meeting in D.C.
• Map exposures, query data, and link outbreak data with NORS data using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and SAS 9.3
• Track and update surveillance projects and team publications using internal Microsoft SharePoint sites



Research Assistant

• Recruited and managed clinical sites, and submitted IRB paperwork for studies
• Managed study financials such as updating project checkbooks, invoicing, and remunerating participants
• Contributed to data collection including: Atlas.ti coding of qualitative transcripts, entering and analyzing quantitative data, ensuring quality of data collection, completing saturation grids, and writing final study reports
• Planned volunteer (with N Street Village shelter), staff bonding, and holiday events as a member of the Social Committee


Tulane University Student-Athlete Academic Services


- Aided student athlete on an individual basis with public health, writing, and film studies assignments
- Evaluated student's progress after each session
- Encouraged and mentored student by introducing new study techniques


Emory University Rollins School of Public Health

Public Health Program Associate

•Contributed and managed deadlines, priorities, and deliverables for: 6 gender-based violence and women’s empowerment intervention studies in Colombia, Jordan, Nepal, Vietnam
•Tested, designed, and developed questionnaires in REDCap Mobile App
•Created qualitative research training materials and presentations, interview guides, and focus group discussion guides


Louisiana Public Health Institute

Region 1 Intern for The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living

• Collected data for database of business leaders’, bars and gaming facilities’ contact information and smoking policies
• Assisted in creating study proposals, conducting preliminary research, and planning of future studies involving evaluation of business leaders’, bar customers’, and bar owners’ opinions on smoke-free policies, as well as the effect of a smoke-free policy on bar facility costs, revenue, and maintenance fees


Washtenaw County Public Health Department

Health Department Intern

• Fielded calls and messages from over 100 local organizations and businesses to educate, confirm, and update enrollment in alternate dispensing program; organized computerized database of emergency contact records
• Distributed tokens and educated patients on The Prescription for Health Program and healthy nutrition choices every week at the downtown Ypsilanti Farmer’s Market
• Proposed and created a Facebook page for the department’s Community Health Advocates (CHA) program; wrote research paper with recommendations on effective ways to use social media to increase CHA interaction with patients and utilization of services

Career medium 06

Tulane-Xavier Minority Health International Research Training Program

Research assistant

• Performed statistical analyses using SAS 8.0 to compare clinical characteristics among three subtypes of stroke using data from Inner Mongolia
• Co-authored academic manuscript
• One of two undergraduate students chosen to participate in competitive program


Emory University Rollins School of Public Health

Master of Public Health, Global Health; Community Health and Development

Tulane University

Bachelor of Science in Public Health, Public Health, French