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Julia Knox

Data Scientist


Public Health, Environmental Health, Women's Health, Genetics, Data Science in Public Health


Columbia University




In today's society, finding convenient, reliable, impartial, and current health information is essential. It is my delight to be of assistance to the mission of VeryWell Health.

— Julia Knox


Julia Knox is a public health professional with over five years of experience providing science-based information for scientific personnel and the general public on a variety of topics, including direct-to-consumer genetic testing, and the socio-environmental impact of clean water.

Her work has appeared in prestigious publications like Environment International, as well as literary journals throughout the United States. She is also an Alumnus of AmeriCorps and has continued as a volunteer mentor through the Massachusetts Promise Fellowship.


Julia has a Master of Public Health degree from the University of New England and is a Master of Science Candidate in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University.

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Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, from physicians to medical journalists to patients/patient advocates. These individuals are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

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