Susanna Lake

Susanna Lake

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Dr Susanna Lake is a post-doctoral researcher and public health professional with a focus on global health. She holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours and a Masters of International Public Health. She completed a PhD from the University of Melbourne focussed on the effectiveness of ivermectin-based mass drug administration regimens for the control of scabies. Susie has more than a decade of experience working in global health, particularly in Pacific island countries including Solomon Islands and Kiribati. She is responsible for the management and oversight of the World Scabies Program and supporting country programs to reach their objectives.
Dr Susanna Lake is a post-doctoral researcher and public health professional with a focus on global health. She holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours and a Masters of International Public Health. She completed a PhD from the University of...
Dr Susanna Lake is a post-doctoral researcher and public health professional with a focus on global health. She holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours and a Masters of International Public Health. She completed a PhD from the University of Melbourne focussed on the effectiveness of ivermectin-based mass drug administration regimens for the control of scabies. Susie has more than a decade of experience working in global health, particularly in Pacific island countries including Solomon Islands and Kiribati. She is responsible for the management and oversight of the World Scabies Program and supporting country programs to reach their objectives.

Top Publications

  • Lake, SJ, Engelman, D, Sokana, O, Nasi, T, Boara, D, Grobler, AC, Osti, MH, Andrews, R, Marks, M, Whitfeld, MJ, et al. Defining the need for public health control of scabies in Solomon Islands. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 15(2) : e0009142 2024
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  • Harris, L, Bongers, A, Yan, J, Francis, JR, Marr, I, Lake, S, Martins, S. Estimates of Antibacterial Consumption in Timor-Leste Using Distribution Data and Variation in Municipality Usage Patterns. Antibiotics 10(12) : 1468 2024
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  • Le, B, Clarke, N, Hii, SF, Byrne, A, Zendejas-Heredia, PA, Lake, S, Sokana, O, Khattak, A, Romani, L, Engelman, D, et al. Using quantitative PCR to identify opportunities to strengthen soil-transmitted helminth control in Solomon Islands: A cross-sectional epidemiological survey. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 16(5) : e0010350 2024
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  • Lake, SJ, Engelman, D, Zinihite, J, Sokana, O, Boara, D, Nasi, T, Gorae, C, Osti, MH, Phelan, S, Parnaby, M, et al. One versus two doses of ivermectin-based mass drug administration for the control of scabies: A cluster randomised non-inferiority trial. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 17(3) : e0011207 2024
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  • Le, B, Clarke, NE, Hii, SF, Byrne, A, Khattak, A, Lake, S, Lazu, E, Wickham, S, Wand, H, Olsen, N, et al. Effectiveness of one and two doses of ivermectin mass drug administration in reducing the prevalence and intensity of soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections in Western Province, Solomon Islands: a cluster-randomised, before-after analysis. The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific 42: 100942 2024
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