Professor Julia Brotherton is a public health physician and Medical Director of VCS Population Health. She is Professor of Cancer Prevention Policy and Implementation at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, and Professorial Fellow at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, Sydney. She is a medical graduate from the University of Newcastle, NSW, has a Masters degree in Public Health and a Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Sydney and holds a Fellowship in Public Health Medicine. For over fifteen years, Julia has been involved in research and policy development informing the implementation and evaluation of HPV vaccination and cervical screening programs. She was a lead investigator in Australian research which demonstrated the world’s first evidence of dramatic declines in both HPV infections and pre-cancerous cervical lesions in young women post- vaccination. She has 220 publications to date and is a member of the WHO Director General's Expert Advisory Group on Cervical Cancer Elimination.