Dr. Julie DeLoia, School of Nursing & Health Studies, Georgetown University [View Slides]
Julie DeLoia, Ph.D., joined Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS) in August 2007.
In her role at NHS, Dr. DeLoia participates as a senior academic and executive member of the school's leadership team.
She oversees the Office of Student Academic Affairs and coordinates educational programs across the school's four departments, ensuring consistency and quality in service in an effort to advance and advocate for departmental priorities, faculty members, and students.
Before Georgetown, Dr. DeLoia held various academic appointments and leadership positions at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
research specialty is in the area of cancer genetics, particularly related to ovarian cancer.
She was instrumental in founding the University of Pittsburgh's Ovarian Cancer Center.
She also has published more than 35 peer-reviewed articles and served as principal investigator on two R01 grants of the National Institutes of Health.
In addition, she
managed course direction for first- and second-year medical students and worked closely with faculty on curriculum evaluation and revision.
She chaired departmental faculty development, worked with the school's dean of faculty affairs to create a mentoring workshop for senior faculty, and created a mentor network for advising junior faculty.
Dr. DeLoia earned her Ph.D. in human genetics from the Johns Hopkins University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in developmental genetics.