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
EC Australia: Eliminate Hepatitis C Australia Partnership
The Optimise Study: Optimising Isolation, Quarantine and Distancing for COVID-19
- Characterising long COVID: a living systematic review.
Michelen M, Manoharan L, Elkheir N, Cheng V, Dagens A, Hastie C, O'Hara M, Suett J, Dahmash D, Bugaeva P, Rigby I, Munblit D, Harriss E, Burls A, Foote C, Scott J, Carson G, Olliaro P, Sigfrid L, Stavropoulou C
BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Sep; 6(9):1-12
- Chemoprophylaxis trial designs in epidemics: insights from a systematic review of COVID-19 study registrations.
Lakshmi Manoharan, Piero Olliaro, Peter W Horby, Conall H Watson
Trials. 2021 May; 22(1):370
- Evaluating clinical characteristics studies produced early in the Covid-19 pandemic: A systematic review.
Lakshmi Manoharan, Jonathan W S Cattrall, Carlyn Harris, Katherine Newell, Blake Thomson, Mark G Pritchard, Peter G Bannister, Louise Sigfrid, Tom Solomon, Peter W Horby, Gail Carson, Piero Olliaro
PLoS One. 2021 May; 16(5):e0251250