Julia Williams MD is the founder and President of Humanitarian Efforts Reaching Out (HERO), a non-profit 501C3 organization. HERO helps build healthy, sustainable communities in underdeveloped Nations providing medical and dental care, veterinarian services, alternative power systems, solar cookers, vitamins, eye glasses, nutritional support and construction projects.

Dr. Williams received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine and her Bachelors of Science from the University of Maryland, College Park. She volunteers as a ceramics instructor at the Sedona Arts Center. She also has bred and trained companion animals.