Professor Julie Green is Executive Director of the Raising Children Network and a member of the Raising Children Network Board of Directors.
Julie leads a talented team in the knowledge translation and online delivery of evidence-based resources that support parents and carers, and the development of their children.
She leads Raising Children Network’s collaborations with the Australian and state governments, business and community organisations and regularly contributes to the media on issues of raising children in Australia.
Julie has extensive research experience in the health and wellbeing of parents and children, parental health literacy, the role of technology in learning for children and parents, childhood obesity, social and emotional health, parenting in a new country and communication approaches with parents across home, early years and school settings. She has co-authored more than 70 peer-reviewed publications.
Her background is in nursing, midwifery and social sciences. She holds postgraduate qualifications in adult education (GDip), public health (MPH) and health literacy (PhD). She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Julie holds appointments as Director, Parenting Research Centre; Principal Research Fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; Principal Fellow, Department of Paediatrics at The University of Melbourne; and is Adjunct Professor, School of Social Sciences, Western Sydney University.