Dr Julie Howle is a surgical oncologist based at Westmead Hospital since 2008 where she is the head of both Melanoma and Sarcoma Multidisicplinary Groups and is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at The University of Sydney. She studied medicine at the The University of Sydney graduating with a First Class Honours and compelted her training in general surgery in 2005 in NSW and spent two subsequent years in subspecialty training in surgical oncology.
Dr Howle has been the supervisor of general surgical training at Westmead Hospital since 2009 and will be the Chair of the NSW Regional Board of General Surgical training from May 2014. She has been affiliated with Melanoma Institue Australia since 2008 and is involved in clinical trials in Melanoma and Merkel cell carcinoma, the subject of her Master of Surgery. Her clinical interests include the management of melanoma and advanced non-melanoma skin cancers, soft tissue tumours and thyroid disease.