Research Officer for the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, University of Sydney

Samantha Carlson is a Research Officer at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS). Her research focuses on attitudes, concerns, behaviours, communication and knowledge of vaccination and vaccine preventable diseases.

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.

Experience

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

Education

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