Dr Julia Csikar

Dr Julia Csikar


I gained a degree in Human Ecology from Huddersfield University in 1998 and then went on to complete a Masters in Public in 2003 at the University of Leeds.

In 2013, I completed my PhD ‘Comparing smoking cessation services in Bradford & Airedale’ at the University of Leeds.

I have held NHS, Public Health England and university posts within the specialties of Dental Public Health and General Public Health.

I am currently a Lecturer in Dental Public Health at the University of Leeds School of Dentistry supporting undergraduate and postgraduate teaching along with my research role. 


  • Deputy Programme Lead for the Masters in Dental Public Health
  • Faculty of Medicine & Health Research Ethics Committee Chair


  • BSc(Hons)
  • MPH
  • PhD
  • FHEA
  • FFPH

Professional memberships

  • British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry (BASCD)
  • Faculty of Public Health

Research groups and institutes

  • Health services research

Current postgraduate researchers

<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>We welcome enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>