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Staff Para Clinical Sciences

Academic Staff


Snr. Prof. Nandani de Silva
MBBS, DCH, DFM, MD Family Medicine, FCGP
Senior Professor of Family Medicine
Snr. Prof. SR De Alwis Seneviratne
MD (Community Medicine (Colombo), DipMedEd (Dundee), MMEd (Honours)(Dundee), MBBS (Ceylon)(Honours), FCCP(SL)
Senior Professor in Community Medicine

Snr. Prof. Rohini Fernandopulle
MBBS, PhD (Colombo)
Professor in Pharmacology
Subject Head, Professor in Pharmacology


  Lt Col (Dr)  A  Balasuriya
MBBS(Colombo), MSc (Community Medicine)(Colombo), MD– (Community Medicine), PGDBS (Homagama), MA (Kelaniya)
HOD/ Para Clinical Sciences, Subject Head, Public Health and Family Medicine, Senior Lecturer in Public Health

Dr. P Rohan Ruwanpura  
MD[Minsk], DLM, MD Forensic Med [Col], DFM [RCPA], DMJ Clin et Path [Lond]
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Medicine
Dr. MK Premasiri
Senior Lecturer in Pathology
Dr  Varuna Navaratne
MBBS(NCMC), Dip (Med  Micro), MD, (Med Micro), BSc (USA)
Para Clinical Sciences, Senior Lecturer in Microbiology

Dr. IHS Kumarasinghe
MBBS(Colombo), Dip. in Pathology(Col), MD (Histopathology)(Col)
Senior Lecturer in Pathology
Lt Col (Dr)  PH Premaratne
BSc, PhD (Colombo)
Senior Lecturer in Parasitology

Dr. J Galhena    
Senior Lecturer in Pathology
Dr. GK Jayathilaka 
BMedSci, BMBS, MD (Anaesthesiology)
Lecturer (Probationary) in Pharmacology

  Dr. NP Senanayake    
Probationary Lecturer in Microbiology


Temporary Demonstrators

  Ms. KPRL Dias    
Temporary Demonstrator
  Ms. RAKIE Ranawaka    
Temporary Demonstrator
  Ms. DS Weerakkodi    
Temporary Demonstrator


Appointed Visiting Lecturers for Academic Year 2016 - Department of Para Clinical Sciences

Department Name
Public Health and Family Medicine
Dr. PS Ginige 
MBBS (Col), MSc (Com. Med.), MD (Com. Med.)
Consultant Epidemiologist
Dr. HA Thissera
MBBs, MSc (Com. Med.), MD (Com. Med.)
Consultant Epidemiologist
Dr. DG Gamage
MBBS (Col), MSc (Com. Med.), MD (Com. Med.)
Consultant Epidemiologist
Dr. MTJ Amarasekara
MBBS, MD (Com. Med.), MSc (Com. Med), MD (Anaesthesiology)
Consultant Epidemiologist
Dr. ELS Perera
PhD Demography, MA in Economics (Colombo), PG Dip Population Studies (Col), PG Dip in Economic Development (Col), BA Hon (Col)
Senior Lecturer and Head Dept. of Demography
Dr. S Ukwatta
PhD in Humanities & Social Sciences, MSc in Demography, Postgraduate Diploma in population studies, Bachelor of Development Studies, Postgraduate Diploma in Cartography , ITC
Senior Lecturer
Dr. HDB Herath
MBBS(Col), MSc (com. Med.), MD (Com. Med.)
Consultant Community Physician
Dr. DSD Samaraweera
MBBS (Col), MSc (Com. Med.), MD (Com. Med.), PhD (UK)
Deputy Director, National Programme for Tuberculosis Control and Chest Diseases
Dr. EA Fernando
MD (Community Dentistry), MSc (Community Dentistry), BDS
The Director, National Cancer Control Programme
Dr. GLSN Perera
MBBs (Col), MSc (Com. Med), Principales and Practice of Cancer prevention & Control from National Cancer Institute (USA)
Consultant Community Physician
Dr. PN Chandanie
MBBS, MD(general Medicine), MD(Com. Med), MSc (Com. Med)
Consultant Community Physician
Dr. DSV Mallawaarachchi
MBBS (Col), MD(Community Medicine), MSc (Com. Med)
Programme Manager, Non communicable Disease NCD Unit
Dr. ILK Jayaratne
MBBS (Col), MSC(Com. Med.), MD(Com. Med.), DCH (Diploma in Child Health)
National Programme Manager, Healthcare & Nutrition
Dr. DKNN Hemachandra
MBBS (Col), MD (Com. Med.), MSc (Com. Med.)
National Programme Manager, Maternal care
Surgeon Rear Admiral NLEW Jayasekara
Director General Health Services, Sri Lanka Navy
Dr. Sanjeewa Godakandage
MBBS (Ruhuna),MSc in (Com. Med.)
Dr. Lt Col (Dr) SN Semage
MBBS (Ruhuna), MSc (Com. Med.), MD(Com. Med.), Diploms in Field Anaesthesia
Consultant Community Physician
Dr. K Mendis
MBBS (Col), DFM(Family Medicine, MSc Medical Informatics (Netherlands), FCGP(SL), FACHIT (Australia)
Professor of Family Medicine
Dr. RP Samarasinghe
MBBS, D Path, MD Chemical Pathology
Consultant Chemical Pathologist
Dr. ID Siriwardena
MBBS(Col), D Path, MD Chemical Pathology
Senior Lecturer in Pathology
Colonel (Dr) GM Jayaweera
MBBS(Col), D Path, MD in Histopathology
Consultant Pathologist/ Histopathlogist 
Forensic Medicine
Dr. UAK Thennakoon
MD(Hons),DLM, MD Forensic Medicine, Diploma in Forensic Medicine
Chief Consultant Judicial Medical Officer
Dr. U Attygalle
MBBS (Ruhuna), DCM-PGIM(Col), MD-PGIM(Col), DFM
Additional judicial Medical Officer Colombo
Dr. M Vidanapathirana
MBBS, MD, DLM, MA Criminology, MFFLM(UK)
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Medicine
Dr. NDNA Mendis
MBBS, DLM, MD Forensic Medicine, D- ABMDI
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Medicine
Dr. SR Hulathduwa
MBBS, DLM, MD Forensic Medicine, DMJ(Clinical) London, DMJ (Pathology) London, LLB, MFFLM
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Medicine, Head of the Department.
Dr. MPAB Abeysinghe
MBBS, DLM (Cplombo), MD Forensic Medicine
Consultant Judicial Medical Officer/ Kalubowila
Dr. PB Dassanayake
MBBS, DLM Forensic Medicine and Forensic Pathology, MD Forensic Medicine
Consultant Judicial Medical Officer/ Panadura
Dr. SPA Hewage
MBBS (Sri Lanka), DLM (Col), MD Forensic Medicine, DMJ (Path) (London)
Additional judicial Medical Officer
Dr. P Paranitharan
MBBS, MD Forensic Medicine, DLM
Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department/ University of Kelaniya
Prof. CA Gnanathasan
Professor in Medicine
Prof. S. Fernando
MBBS (Col), MD (Col), MRCP (UK) PhD (Lond), FRCP (Lond)
Professor in Clinical Medicine / Consultant Physician
Dr. Dr. L Wijeratne
MBBS, MD (Colombo)Pharmacology, MRCP(UK)
Senior Consultant Rheumatologist, NHSL
Dr. P Karunanayake
MBBS ( Sri Lanka), MD ( General Medicine), MRCP (UK), Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Sociology (Col)
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Medicine, Specialist Physician
Dr. P Jayawardena
Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology
Dr. KHBP Fernandopulle
MBBS (Col), MD haematology (Col), D Path (Col)
Senior Lecturer in Haematology
Dr. HLRN Ranwala
MD Anaes, FCARCS (Ire)
Consultant Neuro Anaesthetist
Dr. DDA Wijewickrama
Consultant Physician 
Dr. N Fernandopulle
MBBS (Col), MD Medicine ( Colombo)
Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, NHSL
Dr. Sachith Abhayaratna
MBBS(Col), MD(Col), MRCP(UK), MRCP Diabetes and Endocrinology(UK)
Lecturer in Pharmacology
Prof. A U Abayadeera
MBBS (Col), MD (Col), FRCA ( UK)
Professor  in Anaesthesiology
  Dr. Ranjani Gamage
Dr. P Gunaratne
MBBS (Col), MD (Colombo), MRCP(UK)
Senior Consultant Neurologist, NHSL
Dr. WPAD Gunasekara
MD (Ukraine)
Medical Officer in Charge, Rabies Treatment Unit, NHSL
Dr.Jithangi Wanigasinghe
MBBS (Col), DCH (Col), MD (Paed)
Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics
Dr. Janake Munasinghe
MBBS (Col), MD ( Col)
Consultant Physician, NHSL, Sri Lanka
Dr. Shalini Sri Ranganathan
MBBS (Sri Lanka), MD (Paediatrics), Diploma in Child heath (Sri Lanka), MRCP (Paediatrics) (UK), PhD (Paediatric Clinical Pharmacology) UK, Diploma in Medical Toxicology (UK)
Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology & Consultant Paediatrician


Non-Academic Staff  - Dept. of Para Clinical Sciences

Mr. PKM Buddika Technical Officer/ Parasitology
Mr. HMS Karunarathne Technical Officer/ Microbiology
Ms. DPW Liyanage Technical Officer / Pharmacology
Ms. DAS Sharmila Technical Officer / Pathology
Ms. WMM Bandara Technical Officer / Public Health and Family Medicine/Forensic Medicine
Ms. TMK Silva Technical Officer /   Pathology
Ms. DR Gorakapitiya Technical Officer / Forensic Medicine
Ms. PM Mallikaarachchi Technical Officer/ Microbiology
Ms. BMP Sepalika Management Assistant
Ms. DDASM Perera Management Assistant
Mr. NK Jayawardana Lab Attendant/ Parasitology
Mr. KD Madushanka Lab Attendant/ Microbiology
Ms. TAC Silva Lab Attendant/ Pharmacology
Mr. RAT Mewantha Lab Attendant / Pathology
Mr. HAC Perera Lab Attendant/ Public Health and Family Medicine


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