Associate Professor Julie Leask
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Chief Investigator
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Julie Leask is Associate Professor at the University of Sydney, School of Public Health and Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance. She has a background in nursing and midwifery with a Master of Public Health (1998) and PhD (2003) from the University of Sydney. She is an affiliated with the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine at the University of Sydney and was a visiting research fellow with the School of Healthcare University of Leeds, UK. Her research has focused on social and behavioural determinants of immunisation uptake and risk communication.

A/Professor Leask leads the social sciences component of the CRE. This includes mentoring postdocs and  supervision of postgratuates. A particular focus has been in developing and running workshops for capacity building and she is particularly involved in the  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stream

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Associated Stream
Neonatal, Parental vaccination strategies
Aboriginal and Torres Islander children
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