Dr. Julie-Anne Fritz
Research & Program Coordinator Banff Sport Medicine Foundation
Dr. Julie-Anne Fritz is currently the Research & Programs Coordinator at the Banff Sport Medicine Foundation, in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Dr Fritz obtained a PhD in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from the Australian National University in 2007. She then went on to complete two postdoctoral fellowships: the first at the Australian National University and the second at the University of Calgary. She was also a Visiting Scholar at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at the Harvard Medical School.
Her research interests have varied from the control and management of parasitic infections, to vitamin B12 metabolism, and now to musculoskeletal and sport medicine clinical research.
Dr Fritz has also taught biology courses at the Australian National University and is currently teaching science-based courses at Mount Royal University, Calgary. Her personal and professional interest in education and the importance of Innovation and STEM learning led her to become a co-organizer of the 2016 Innovation Exchange project in partnership with the Science Alberta Foundation MindFuel program, the University of Calgary, and Mount Royal University.