Dr. Julian Atim leads the Medical and Clinical Research function for Global Health Labs, including supporting product strategy, overseeing evaluations of product prototypes in collaboration with partners in Africa and Asia, and leading the knowledge management function.
Julian has nearly 20 years of experience in medical device innovation and market access in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) such as Ethiopia, India, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Sudan, Uganda, and Vietnam in partnership with academia, nonprofits, development partners, Ministries of Health (MoH), and the private sector.
Earlier in her career, Julian worked in various LMICs to evaluate, introduce, and scale new medical products such as malaria RDTs for point-of-care testing and injectable artesunate for managing severe malaria. She also served as a Business Innovation Fellow advising on translational science to health technology innovation at the Institute of Applied LifeSciences at UMass.
Outside her work at GH Labs, Julian volunteers in professional networks to drive global health causes and serves on boards of start-ups to shape new venture development.
Julian earned her MBA from UMass Amherst, MPH from Harvard University, and MD from Makerere University in Uganda.