Julia Storm is an Agromedicine Information Specialist with the NC Agromedicine Institute. She serves as editor of Inside Agromedicine
, the Institute’s newsletter. She began as Extension Specialist in the Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology at NC State University in 1994 and assisted in the establishment of the NC Agromedicine Institute. Ms. Storm develops educational and extension/outreach resources and provides professional development training for Extension field faculty, health providers and others in pesticide safety and toxicology, safety and health for rural children and youth and other areas of agricultural health and safety. She is a leader or major collaborator on many agromedicine-related projects including Understanding the Agricultural Health Study
, the award-winning Pesticides and Farmworker Health Toolkit, and the Certified Safe Farm of North Carolina Program. Ms. Storm is a member of the International Society of Agricultural Safety and Health (I-SASH), the American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators (AAPSE), and the Southern Region Extension Research Activity 37: The New Hispanic South. Ms. Storm holds a BS in Chemistry from Mars Hill College and a Masters of Science in Public Health from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.