Julia Schneider, MPH
Cardiovascular Health, Obesity
Julia Schneider is a consultant with the Cardiovascular Health team for the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors. She has more than 14 years of state public health policy experience. In her current role, Julia supports initiatives addressing hypertension, Million Hearts®, cardiovascular health, and team-based care through cooperative agreements with CDC’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention as well as additional partners such as the American Heart Association. Julia also supports the development of deliverables for healthy eating and active living projects through CDC’s Division for Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity.
Prior to joining NACDD, Julia was the Director of Chronic Disease Prevention at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, where she managed several cooperative agreements supported by CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Julia oversaw training and provided technical assistance to State Health Departments on Million Hearts, school wellness, sodium reduction, tobacco control, healthy eating, and active living.
Julia attended the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, where she received her MPH with a concentration in Maternal and Child Health. Julia also has a BS in Biology from the University of Maryland. She currently lives in northern Virginia with her husband and two children.