Julia Ireland, DO
Joined Fenway 2008
Specialties Board Certified in Family Medicine, HIV/AIDS certification from the American Academy of HIV Medicine.
Education University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1997. Boston University School of Public Health, Masters in Epidemiology, 2008.
Residency St. Joseph Medical Center, Reading, Pennsylvania.
Faculty Appointment Clinical Instructor, Boston University School of Medicine Dept. of Family Medicine.
Clinical Experience Over 25 years as a practicing Certified Rolfer; L.A.Gay & Lesbian Center, staff physician; Boston Medical Center clinical and hospital care provider.
Clinical Interests LGBT medicine, women’s medicine, HIV/AIDS, osteopathic manipulation, Functional Medicine (specialized laboratory tests and nutritional support for optimal health and longevity), diabetes and pre-diabetes, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
Research Projects and Interests: HIV and substance abuse, alternative and specialty laboratory test validity, diabetes risk assessment, Functional Medicine, attitudes of medical students towards LGBT people, omega 3 fatty acids in preventative health, Rolfing and osteopathy, the HIV-osteoporosis connection.