Prof. Lek Dysoley, M.D., MPH., Ph.D.

Prof. Lek Dysoley is currently the Deputy Director of the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control (CNM), Cambodia. He graduated from the University of Health Science, Cambodia in 1995 (MD) and postgraduate training with MSc. in Tropical Medicine from Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand in 2001 and Ph.D. in Malaria Epidemiology and Molecular Biology (2007) from Tokyo Women's Medical University in Japan. As an active co-investigator, Prof. Dysoley co-authored in various health publications which cover malaria in Cambodia, it’s impact of changes of treatment regimens, multi-drug resistance, G6PD testing and primaquine for vivax radical cure, bednet lending strategy and numerous research activities. Prof. Dysoley is one of the founding members of the Cambodian Research Consortium which was established to serve as a framework for partners, stakeholders and researchers to share research projects, information and results, and to promote the goals of CNM. He also led the Cambodia Malaria Program management team in collaboration with WHO and Development Partners to introduce the Malaria Elimination Strategy in 2015 which led to nationwide malaria elimination intervention which is set for eradication by 2030.