Julian Walker is the program manager for the Center for Urban Health Equity. He is a health equity advocate with 3+ years of program management experience in addressing important healthcare disparities at varying health equity programs in Baltimore City. As a native of South New Jersey, he has seen many of his family suffer from the history of racial oppression plaguing the health of Black and Brown communities. Accordingly, he takes immense pride in his ceaseless work in ensuring all Baltimore City residents can live healthy lives.
Julian received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Morgan State University where he learned values of health equity, community health and science leading him to achieve a master’s in health science from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. At Johns Hopkins, he researched the disproportionate epigenetic challenges to cardiovascular disease in at-risk communities exposed to air pollution. He is committed to creating systemic change that builds and sustains thriving communities where people can enjoy the right to a healthy lifestyle.