Dr Ellen Wessel

Research Fellow

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 336 55598


Maiden name: Ellen Maree Leslie

Dr Ellen Wessel is a Research Fellow in the School of Public Health, with backgrounds in both public health and criminology. Her research interests include women's health, alcohol and other drug use, and policing.

Research Interests

  • Women's health
  • Endometriosis
  • Preconception and pregnancy care
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use
  • Polysubstance use
  • Policing


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours Class 2A), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Communication, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland


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  • Doctor Philosophy

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Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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