Alumni Profile: Julia Imanoff

Julia headshotJulia Imanoff (BSc ’06, BScN ’10, MN ’16) is a clinician, educator, researcher, and entrepreneur. An Advanced Practice Nurse with a specialty in perinatal nursing, Imanoff has worked with families for over a decade to support their transitions into parenthood. 

As a doctoral student in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary, Imanoff is exploring women's experience of psychologically traumatic births and the effect on parent-child/family relationships. 

Imanoff is also the co-founder of a nurse-led, social enterprise (COLO Families) that offers parenting programs and services to create healthier, more connected families from the start. With her strong leadership capacity as Chief Executive Officer, Imanoff plans to continue to grow this enterprise in ways that will benefit parental confidence, family relationships, and child health outcomes.

In her many roles, Imanoff has continued to work towards her goal of creating meaningful, sustainable, and positive change in the world.