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Julia Long
Research Assistant
Health Policy Center

Julia Long is a research assistant in the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center, where her research focus is access to health care for children and families. Long uses quantitative and spatial data analysis to track health reforms and their effects on children’s health. Previously, she conducted research at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research on rural health disparities and improving rural access to primary care through graduate medical education development.

Long earned a BSPH in health policy and management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she also studied geography and French.

Research Areas
Health and health care
Families
Children and youth