Julie Leask is a social scientist and professor in the Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney. She has qualifications in nursing and midwifery, with a Master of Public Health (1998) and PhD (2003) from the University of Sydney.
Her research focuses on public health; vaccination uptake, programs and policy; and health and risk communication. Julie is chair of the WHO Behavioural and Social Drivers of Vaccination working group and visiting professorial fellow at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance. She is a member of the University of Sydney Institute for Infectious Diseases. Julie was overall winner of the Australian Financial Review's 100 Women of Influence in 2019.
Visiting fellow, National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance
Professor, Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney
Associate Professor, School of Public Health, University of Sydney
Senior Research Fellow, National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance
PhD candidate, University of Sydney
University of Sydney, PhD
University of Sydney, Master of Public Health
Northern Sydney Area Midwifery School, Certificate of Midwifery
University of Technology Sydney, Diploma in Health Science, Nursing