Julia Heneghan

Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics


Dr. Heneghan received her medical degree from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in 2013. She completed her pediatric residency training at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital and subspecialty training in pediatric critical care at Children's National Medical Center. During fellowship, Dr. Heneghan additionally earned a master's of science in clinical and translational research from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Dr. Heneghan's research interests include the long-term outcomes of critically ill children, particularly those who are supported by medical technology, as well as the use of novel analytic techniques and biomedical informatics in pediatric critical care research.


MD, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
MS in Clinical and Translational Research, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency in Pediatrics,
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland , Ohio, United States
Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care,
Children's National Medical Center
Washington , District of Columbia, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Recognition

Clinical/Translational Paper of the Year (Assistant Professor), Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota (2023)
Minneapolis - St. Paul “Top Doctors, Rising Star Edition”, Minneapolis - St. Paul Magazine
M Physicians Clinical Excellence Honor, M Physicians (2022)
Minneapolis - St. Paul “Top Doctors”, Minneapolis - St. Paul Magazine



Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Academic Office Building
2450 Riverside Ave S AO-301
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Contact

Joanna Perrier
Administrative Phone: 612-625-6678
Administrative Email: jperrier@umn.edu