Julia joined Contra Costa Oncology in January 2023 as a board-certified adult-geriatric acute care nurse practitioner. She earned her Doctorate in Nursing Practice degree from the University of California San Francisco in 2022 and her Masters in Nursing from New York University in 2017. Her doctoral project focused on improving inpatient consultation requests. She also holds bachelor’s degrees in linguistics and nursing. Julia’s clinical nursing background includes seven years of experience as a critical care registered nurse working in burn, medical and surgical intensive care units. Her post-Master’s training includes a yearlong fellowship in oncological critical care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City. She subsequently worked as a consultant on the inpatient nephrology service at MSKCC from 2018-2020. Julia moved from New York City to the Bay Area in May, 2020. In her free time, she enjoys travel, hiking, dancing, and going to the theater.