Dean, College of Nursing and Health Sciences
DNP, University of Alabama at Birmingham
MSN, Augusta University
BSN, Medical College of Georgia
Dr. Julia Behr joined Piedmont as Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences in 2016. She formerly served as Assistant Dean for the Augusta University College of Nursing at Athens. Behr completed both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing at the Medical College of Georgia School of Nursing-Athens, and worked and taught in Athens for more than 25 years.
She earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Alabama–Birmingham, has clinical experience in acute care, emergency room care, pediatrics, and specialty care clinics. Her practice and research areas of interest include HIV/AIDS, addiction, and urgent care treatment.
Behr lives in Hall County with her husband of 31 years, Michael, and daughters Caroline and Gracyn.