Julia Ngep (she/her), M.P.H., joined the Network as a Public Health Associate from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prior to joining the Network, Julia has worked in various public health research roles in several health care sectors. Her research experience ranges from analyzing public health surveys to creating toolkits for community health initiatives. Julia holds an M.P.H in Public Health Administration & Policy from the University of Minnesota – School of Public Health. She also holds a B.A.Sc. in Health Services Management, with a minor in Public Health and a certificate in Applied Business from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. Her areas of interest include public health law & policy, health data analysis & visualization, health equity, LGBTQ+ health, and maternal & child health.