Julie Bettinger

Academic Institution Affiliation: University of British Columbia (UBC)
Academic Institution Position/Title: Associate Professor
Academic Affiliation Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, School of Population and Public Health
Hospital/Health Centre Affiliation Position: Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Degree(s): PhD, MPH

Research areas of interest:
vaccine safety and vaccine preventable diseases
Research Themes:


Dr. Julie Bettinger is a vaccine safety scientist at the Vaccine Evaluation Center, a leading center for applied vaccine research in Canada. Her research interests include vaccine safety and vaccine preventable diseases, as well as attitudes and beliefs around immunization uptake and use. Dr. Bettinger is 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. She leads PCIRN’s National Ambulatory Network, a national surveillance system monitoring the safety of influenza vaccines in Canada.