PhD Candidate, University of Sydney

Samantha is also a PhD candidate through the School of Public Health at The University of Sydney. This research seeks to understand why children get severe influenza and whooping cough. She is supervised by Associate Professor Julie Leask and Associate Professor Kristine Macartney.


  • 2016–present
    PhD Candidate, School of Public Heatlh, University of Sydney
  • 2016–2018
    Research Officer, National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance


  • 2015 
    University of Sydney , Master of Public Health
  • 2014 
    University of Sydney, Bachelor of Science (Immunology and Microbiology)