Julia Lawhorn joined the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics in January 2017 as CHPRE’s Communication and Project Coordinator, to assist in connecting the policy and research worlds to the benefit of both. While providing daily coordination and oversight support to the CHPRE Director and Research Faculty, Julie manages center and grant funds, purchasing and website content as well as CHPRE’s liaison to the GMU Office of Sponsored Programs and Institutional Review Board. Julie comes to us from LearningRx in Fairfax, a business that provides cognitive therapy, otherwise known as Brain Training. Prior to raising her three children, Julie was Manager, Government and Industry Affairs for Sterling Winthrop, a pharmaceutical company based in New York that has since partnered with Elf Sanofi is and now known as Sanofi Aventis. Julie earned her B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill In 1986.