Julie Berger received her nursing degree from Portland Community College in 1997. She began her nursing experience in an Asthma and Allergy clinic. In 1999 she started working in pediatrics, providing immunizations and triage. She began working with Prevention MD (now SafeGard Services) in 2000 doing seasonal flu shot clinics. She transitioned to travel medicine in 2014 and participates in the International Society of Travel Medicine.