Julie is an endorsed Nurse Practitioner with her scope of practice in Endocrinology & Metabolism. She is also a Registered Midwife. She has worked in the field since 1999 with the past 15 years being at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney. In her role as a Clinical Nurse Consultant she sees patients with pituitary, thyroid, adrenal and metabolic bone disorders. The work includes performing diagnostic testing, providing clinical treatment, education and support. Julie strives to improve the clinical care of patients with endocrine disorders. She has publications focusing on improving patient safety, and engages with patient groups through educational activities. Julie strives to improve how nurses at every level understand normal and abnormal endocrinology. She is a founding member of the Federation of Nurses in Endocrinology (FINE) an Honorary Lecturer, Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney. Julie is a past President of the Endocrine Nurses Society of Australasia (ENSA).