Julia Applegate

Julia Applegate standing in front of a railroad tress in winter

Julia Applegate

Senior Lecturer


Areas of Expertise

  • SGM Health & Healthcare
  • Queer Studies

Julia M. Applegate is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University. Ms. Applegate is a skilled trainer and experienced presenter who has designed curricula, conducted Train the Trainer programs and presented at local, state, national and international conferences on public health, HIV/AIDS, gender and sexual orientation topics. Her trainings have focused on questions of health equity, diversity and inclusion-focusing primarily on marginalized and underserved communities. Ms. Applegate has worked on numerous federal grants and is experienced in grant writing and implementation. She has done policy and program development at the local, state and international level as a government employee and as a member of a Board of Directors. Ms. Applegate has 10 years of management experience as a public health professional.

Julia holds a Masters of Public Health and a Master of Arts in Women’s, Sexuality and Gender Studies from The Ohio State University and has 25 years of teaching experience. She lives in the Glen Echo area of Clintonville with her partner, Liv Gjestvang, their two children, Karsten and Solveig.