Julia Lonhart joined Stanford Health Policy in July 2010 as a research assistant for Kathryn McDonald and Paul Wise. She is currently involved in a quality indicators project evaluating measures of care coordination across multiple healthcare settings. She plans to embark on a March of Dimes project with Dr. Wise to address preterm birth in the United States. She graduated from University of California, Davis in 2010 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences emphasizing Mircobiology and a B.A. in Italian.