Julie Lima holds an M.P.H. from Boston University with concentrations in social and behavior sciences and epidemiology/biostatistics and a PhD in sociology with a concentration in population studies from Brown University. She has been with the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research at Brown University since 2002 serving in various roles, most recently as a faculty member. She is the Center’s expert on data compliance and human subjects research regulatory matters. Substantively, she has collaborated with national leaders on grants in the areas of unmet need for care for people living with functional limitations in the community; quality of care at the end of life; culture change practices in U.S. nursing homes, and post acute care among Medicare beneficiaries.