Julia Varshavsky, PhD, MPH
Julia is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Health at Northeastern University and part of the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI). Julia studies modifiable environmental exposures, with a focus on endocrine disrupting chemicals and maternal-child health outcomes in susceptible and highly exposed populations. Julia’s research agenda also includes systematic review, advancing risk assessment, community-engaged research, and bridging the gap between health and sustainability.
Before Northeastern, Julia served as research scientist for California EPA’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) and as postdoctoral scholar for UCSF’s Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE). Prior to graduate school, Julia facilitated scientific dialogue and translation of environmental reproductive health science as CHE-Fertility coordinator. With diverse experiences across academia, the non-profit sector, and regulatory agencies, Julia is committed to conducting science with a real-world impact.