With more than 25 years of experience in comprehensive healthcare and justice-related service delivery, Julie White has developed policy, strategic plans and utilized implementation science to improve complex care operations, behavioral health programs, and streamline processes to improve quality and overall care delivery.
She has worked alongside managed care organizations, large healthcare systems, community advocacy groups, and academic medical centers, most recently serving as chief operating officer for Rutgers University Correctional Health Care (UCHC). In that role she was responsible for statewide correctional healthcare contracts, annual budget management and oversight of staff and faculty.
While at UCHC, she led the response to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic across the system’s multiple congregate settings. The multi-pronged response included implementing ongoing weekly universal testing and vaccination, as well as safety protocols, supply chain management and workforce infrastructure plans to ensure continuity of care and adjustment throughout the pandemic.
During her career, Julie has focused on building and improving cross-functional relationships and developing collaborative programs. She served in various leadership positions at the University of Massachusetts Medical School where she directed health and criminal justice programs and served as the central point of contact for all client interactions with the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Additionally, she served as president of Veritas Correctional Services where she founded and led operations of the consulting business which provided client management and expertise across the correctional healthcare spectrum.
Julie’s background, varied and deep in expertise, also includes serving as adjunct faculty at multiple universities and colleges where she developed and taught curriculum centered around sociology and criminal justice. She is a mental health clinician who has also provided direct oversight of offender services operations at the Suffolk County House of Correction.
She earned a Master of Social Work from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminal justice from the State University of New York, Geneseo.