Julia Spencer Barthold, MD
Primary Title: Principal Research Scientist
Additional Title(s): Director - Research Division of Urology Head - Pediatric Urology Research Laboratory (PURL) Faculty/Mentor - CPR Professor of Urology and Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University site PI, Nemours, Delaware-CTR ACCEL Program
Bio: Julia Barthold, MD is Principal Research Scientist, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. She is a Professor of Urology and Pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College. She is a graduate of Northwestern University in Chicago, where she completed a residency in urology. Dr. Barthold completed a fellowship in pediatric urology at Children's Hospital of Michigan and served as an American Foundation for Urologic Disease Research Scholar at Cornell University Medical College. She is certified by the American Board of Urology with subspecialty certification in pediatric urology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Society for Pediatric Urology. In 2010, Dr. Barthold was awarded a $2 million NIH grant for a clinical research study in her primary area of research interest, cryptorchidism (undescended testes). Since 2013 she has served as the Nemours PI for the Delaware Clinical and Translational Research (DE-CTR) ACCEL Program. In 2016 she was named President-Elect of the Society for Pediatric Urology.