Julie Becker, Ph.D., MPH is the Director of Public Health and an Associate Professor at a small STEM university in Philadelphia. She is the Founder of the award winning, non-profit, Women's Health and Environmental Network, (WHEN), which merged with PSR PA. Currently, Dr. Becker’s research interests include climate change for older populations and removing pharmaceuticals from drinking water. She is an active advocate on women’s health (Planned Parenthood local and national levels, and National Breast Cancer Coalition) and environmental health issues (ANHE, Health Care Without Harm, PSR PA). Previously, she was president of her own consulting firm, with the emphasis of “putting research into practice.” She holds a master’s degree in Science Policy from The George Washington University, a Ph.D. in Public Health and a Master of Public Health in Environmental Health, both from Temple University.