Julie Deardorff


Julie Deardorff is a consumer health reporter for the Chicago Tribune’s watchdog team and a certified personal trainer who created the Tribune fitness blog, “Julie’s Health Club.” She came to the Tribune 20 years as a sports writer and has since worked as a national correspondent, an environmental reporter, a health columnist and investigative reporter. Her interests include maternal and child health, sustainable living, exercise as medicine, nutrition and fitness. A year-round bike commuter, she really does exercise every day and eat fruits and vegetables.