Project Description

Why did you choose this profession?

I always knew from a young age that I wanted to do something in healthcare. My older sister went to college for Physical Therapy. She would tell me about all the stuff she was learning. I thought it sounded like something I would like.

What is your best quality as a professional?

Empathy and Compassion.

Interests and hobbies?

I am an avid runner and I love working out. I also love reading and traveling.

Did you know?

I am one of 11 children. I ran The Great Wall Marathon in China and the entire length of the Inca Trail in Peru, The Inca Trail Marathon.

What do you find most compelling about your job?

Meeting people from all walks of life. I love getting to know other people and learning about their lives.

What are some of your Favorites?

Favorite food: Pizza, Favorite TV Shows: ER, Friends, Dateline, Favorite Sport: Running

What are you doing in the Community?

I have volunteered with Operation Walk Syracuse several times. It is an international medical mission group that travels to underprivileged areas of the world providing total joint replacements. I also donate to causes that I feel need my help such as the Rescue Mission and Mothers and Children in Crisis.

Meet Julie and her family