Julie Hawley, PhD, CAE is the Director of Analytics and Evaluation at the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. In this role, she is responsible for working with the team to create and implement a strategy to transform data into knowledge that can be used to elevate oral health’s visibility, inform policy, care, community, and financing system decisions, and increase awareness about Partnership impacts.
Dr. Hawley comes to DentaQuest with extensive experience in evidence-based healthcare, medical/dental research & analytics, implementation science, scientific publishing, association leadership, and advocacy. Dr. Hawley served as the executive director of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry, and has had leadership roles in evidence-based healthcare with the American College of Chest Physicians as well as the American Dental Association. She served as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Evidence-Based Practice for Dental Hygienists, and editor of the textbook Evidence-Based Dentistry for the Dental Hygienist, both published by Quintessence Publishing. Dr. Hawley has received research and programmatic grants from from the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research, the National Library of Medicine, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and has an extensive track record of peer-reviewed scientific publications. She has served in leadership roles with the Friends of NIDCR, and the American Association of Dental Research Ethics Committee and Council on Government Affairs.
Dr. Hawley received her PhD from Harvard University’s Biological and Biomedical Sciences program, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. She is an executive scholar of the Nonprofit Management Program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and is a Certified Association Executive. She is also a fellow of the NIH Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health and a fellow of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science.