Dr. Julia VanderMolen an Assistant Professor in Science and the Department Coordinator for Health and Science online at Davenport University where she provides innovative leadership in the design, development, and implementation of distance learning courses and programs using synchronous, asynchronous, and hybrid delivery options. Recent projects include grants for faculty development, the research of open source programs for synchronous collaboration, and forensic computing program development. Julia completed her Ph.D in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Career and Technical Education. She also holds a Master's degree in Educational Technology from Grand Valley State University. She has a Master's in Health Studies from the University of Alabama.