UC Health Nurse Named to Statewide March of Dimes Role

Julie Bell, RN, has been named chairwoman of the State Mission Committee for the March of Dimes. The appointment is for two years.

Julie Bell, RN

“I am excited and honored to represent UC Health and the state of Ohio. Together with the March of Dimes, I hope to reduce health inequities for women and families. I am looking forward to continuing our partnership,” she said.

In this role, Bell will be responsible for guiding the development and implementation of Ohio’s Strategic Mission Investment Plan and ensuring that the mission vision is congruent with national priorities and addresses critical maternal and child health needs.

Bell is the clinical manager of community women’s health for UC Health.

“Julie does an awesome job representing UC Health both locally and statewide as a community volunteer,” said Assistant Chief Nursing Officer Ruby Crawford-Hemphill, RN. “I serve on the Cincinnati/Kentucky Board of Directors for March of Dimes, and Julie has been an outstanding, committed volunteer for the March of Dimes mission and organization.”

In addition, Bell serves on the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Nurse Recognition Council and the Volunteer Ambassador program, all at UC Health. She also serves on the March of Dimes local and state committees. She was a lead participant in the State Wide Medicaid Quality Improvement Project to improve postpartum visits, and she was accepted as a poster presenter at the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses National and State Conferences. She has also participated in a speaking engagement in Chengdu, China at their International Women’s and Children’s conference in 2015.

Bell holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Science in Nursing Education from Indiana Wesleyan University. She also serves as an adjunct professor in the Post Licensure Division at Indiana Wesleyan University. She and her husband have three children.

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