Doctor Lakshmi Manoharan

Public Health Registrar


Lakshmi is a public health registrar undertaking advanced training with the Australian Faculty of Public Health Medicine. She has a Masters of Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and has worked as a researcher at the University of Oxford in the Epidemic Diseases Research Group, focussing on vaccine epidemiology.

She has particular interests in infectious diseases, outbreak response and health policy.


  • 2021- present: Public Health Registrar, Burnet Institute
  • 2019-2021: Medical epidemiologist, University of Oxford
  • 2020-2021: Tier 1 Contact tracing practitioner, Public Health England
  • 2015: Clinical Service Re-design lead, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service


  • 2020: MSc Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • 2014: Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery, University of Western Australia

Projects (2)

Current (2)

  • EC Australia: Eliminate Hepatitis C Australia Partnership

  • The Optimise Study: Optimising Isolation, Quarantine and Distancing for COVID-19

Publications (4)

2021 (3)

2020 (1)