Dr. Julie Brahm is a graduate of emergency medicine from McGill University in Canada. Dr. Julie joins RacingThePlanet: New Zealand 2019 from Queensland, Australia, where she is currently working as an emergency medicine specialist at The Townsville Hospital as well as an aeromedical specialist with LifeFlight Retriaval Medicine. This is Dr. Julie's fifth time working at a 4 Deserts / RacingThePlanet event, having previously been on the medical teams for the Gobi March 2010, Kimberley Ultramarathon 2011, Roving Race Jordan 2012, and Roving Race Madagascar 2014.
After taking a break to have two beautiful sons, Dr. Julie is back doing what she loves best: traveling, meeting amazing people, and treating medical problems in different and sometimes challenging environments.
Dr. Julie's medical interests currently revolve around emergency, wilderness, and prehospital medicine, but her personal interests broaden to pretty much anything outdoor-related, whether it be via land, sea or sky.