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Julie Ressalam, MPH, CHES

Senior Professional Research Assistant


​email:    Julie.Ressalam@ucdenver.edu
phone:   303-724-1943
office:    Fulginiti 011

Julie Ressalam is public health professional who is focused on survey research with the Communication Climate Assessment Toolkit (C-CAT).  She works to improve communication in organizational settings and manages the dissemination and analysis of C-CAT assessments. Julie promotes patient engagement, health literacy, and cultural competency through managing and marketing C-CAT. Her role at CBH also includes educational programming and evaluation. She assists Center faculty to ensure quality Humanities Ethics, and Professionalism curricula through continuous management and support.  

Julie also works with the Data Science to Patient Value (D2V) program as a project manager on three pilot projects and sits on their Stakeholder Engagement Core. These projects range from linking research prioritization with health outcomes, to improving value of noninvasive cardiovascular testing, to educating and engaging communities in data science. 

Julie teaches a health literacy course to adult English as a Second Language students in Denver, and serves on the Immigrant and Refugee Commission for the City of Aurora. 

Education and Certification:
  • BS in Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, 2012
  • Masters in Public Health, Saint Louis University, 2015
  • Community Health Education Specialist (CHES) 2016

Interests:
  • Health equity, advocacy, and social justice
  • Community engagement and shared decision making
  • Literature, film, and food
  • Hiking with her dog Halo