Julie Sipchen is the Senior Director of Programs, Marketing and Communication for the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP) and is primarily responsible for implementing novel recruitment activities across the GAP network of research sites (GAP-Net) and project management oversight of the GAP Participant Services (GPS) program. Previously, she served as Senior Associate Director, Mission Partnerships for the Alzheimer’s Association. In this role, Julie was responsible for strategic oversight and operations for national programs including safety, online education, e-commerce and fulfillment and online social networking. She also served as primary liaison to the dementia care industry, managing engagement opportunities for more than 17 active national accounts.
Julie has also held leadership positions with Family Voices, a national, nonprofit, family-led organization promoting quality health care for all children and youth, particularly those with special health care needs and with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, US Department of Labor.?She has a B.A. degree in Communications & Journalism from Michigan State University and an M.A. in Political Science and Public Policy from University of Illinois-Chicago.