Julie Bettinger

Associate Professor

Research Classification

Epidemiology
Vaccination
Infectious Diseases
Health Promotion
Community Health / Public Health

Research Interests

Infectious disease epidemiology
vaccine clinical trials
vaccine safety
vaccine programs
Vaccine hesintancy
 

Biography

I am a vaccine safety scientist at the Vaccine Evaluation Center, a leading center for applied vaccine research in Canada. My research interests include vaccine safety, vaccine hesitancy and vaccine preventable diseases, as well as attitudes and beliefs around immunization uptake and use. I am also the epidemiologist for the Immunization Monitoring Program, Active, a national surveillance system for vaccine preventable diseases and vaccine adverse events in 12 pediatric tertiary care centers across Canada and the lead investigator for the Canadian National Vaccine Safety (CANVAS) network, an active surveillance network that monitors the safety of vaccines.

Research Methodology

Epidemiology
Surveillance
biostatistics
Qualitative

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Master's students
Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
2019
2020

Vaccine preventable disease epidemiology, vaccine safety, vaccine hesitancy, both qualitative and quanitative methodologies

I support public scholarship, e.g. through the Public Scholars Initiative, and am available to supervise students and Postdocs interested in collaborating with external partners as part of their research.
I support experiential learning experiences, such as internships and work placements, for my graduate students and Postdocs.

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Membership Status

Eligible for G+PS membership

Location

BC Children's Hospital

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