Dr Stephen L. Doggett is the Director of the Department of Medical Entomology, NSW Health Pathology at Westmead Hospital in Sydney, Australia. He has over 37 years’ experience in the field of medical entomology, produced over 750 papers and presented more than 470 lectures at various local and international conferences across 21 countries. His research background is broad having published articles on mosquito surveillance, mosquito-borne diseases, mosquito management, ticks and tick-borne diseases, and bed bugs, and has been cited by more than 2,835 scientific papers. Dr Doggett has appeared in the media on more than 420 occasions with over 30 television interviews.
Dr Doggett serves on a number of national and international scientific boards and is the former Medical, Veterinary and Urban subject editor for the premier Australian entomological journal, Austral Entomology, and a current Associate Editor for the international publication, the Journal of Economic Entomology. Stephen is the Senior Editor for “A Code of Practice for the Control of Bed Bug Infestations in Australia”, which is the first industry standard developed in the world against modern bed bugs. The success of this standard has been evident by the fact that Australia is the only nation to have seen a decline in bed bug numbers, which is saving the national economy hundreds of millions of dollars.
Dr Doggett is the Chief Editor for the Magazine of the Federation of Asian and Oceanic Pest Managers Associations (FAOPMA), a non-profit organisation established in 1989 by members from Asian and Oceanic countries to promote and develop the professional pest management industry throughout the region.