Born in Argentina, Julia traveled to Canada on an International Scholarship for professional development. After completing her MSc, she joined the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology to work on her doctorate degree. As a master student, Julia met Dr. Angela Busch at the School of Rehabilitation Science (University of Saskatchewan) and joined a Cochrane team led by her. Since then, they have collaborated in multiple projects related to evidence synthesis, teaching, supervising students, and lately working with the Red de Rehabilitadores de las Americas.
Julia has been involved in the evidence synthesis area for many years, first becoming a Cochrane author, then joining the Clinical Guidelines Team at the National Institute for Care and Excellence - NICE (UK). She has since 2015 worked at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (Norway) a researcher, initially in the Social & Welfare unit and currently in the Health Technology unit, splitting her time between the European Network of Health Technology (EUnetHTA) and the Global Health unit (HTA in low and middle income countries). Julia is a Senior Research Consultant with the York Health Economic Consortium (UK).
When not researching, Julia is on the move, doing things like biking, climbing, hiking, and enjoying great outdoor opportunities.