Julianna was honored by WINGS WorldQuest with the Women of Discovery Field Research Award in 2006, for her field work to understand the effects of airborne African dust on the health of Caribbean coral reefs. She currently works for the University of Maryland.
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Education: MS in Marine Science, University of South Carolina
Occupation: Marine scientist
Expeditions: San Salvador, Bahamas, Florida Keys
Favorite Place to Be: Snorkeling and exploring coral reefs
Best Discovery: Discovering the link between African dust and coral diseases in the Caribbean
Favorite Item in the Field: Friends and a camera
Personal Hero: My parents for encouraging my curiosity, and my husband for inspiring me
Hobbies: Cooking, kayaking, photography
Advice: Take the road less traveled.
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