Dr. Devani Dissanayake
Senior Lecturer
 
Email

devanisaku@gmail.com

TP Number

081- 2225368

Office address Dept. of Community medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
 
 
 

Educational Qualifications

MBBS, MSc (Community Medicine), MD (Community Medicine)

 
Research Interest

On Adolescent Health, Demography, Maternal and Child Health

 
Positions held

Convener of the Doctor in Society Stream

 

Research publications

  1. Dissanayake DS.  Factors contributing on the use of modern family planning among Sinhalese married women.  Proceedings of the Annual Research Sessions 2001, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  2. Dissanayake DS, Kumarasiri PVR, Nugegoda DB, Dissanayake DM.  Iron status and associated factors among adolescents in Kandy district.  Journal of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka 2006; 11(1): 18 – 24
  3. Dissanayake DS, Kumarasiri PVR, Nugegoda DB, Dissanayake DM. The association of the iron status with educational performance and intelligence among adolescents.  The Ceylon Medical Journal 2009; 54(3): 75 – 79
  4. Dissanayake DS, Silva KR, Jayatilake DKK, Weerasekara WMS, Wijenath M, Ratnayake SMID et al. Knowledge, practices and perceptions on emergency contraception among non-medical undergraduates in University of Peradeniya. 32nd Annual Academic Sessions of Kandy Society of Medicine 2010; 45 
  5. Dissanayake DS, Jones LA, Hajek RA, Gor BJ.  Health, Health habits and cancer risk among a US migrant Sri Lankan population.  Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine 2011; 20(1): 18 – 25.
  6. Dissanayake DS, Weeratunga WMMWNC, Gaspe GMNS, Gamage AGONA.  Peer pressure and bullying among school going adolescents in the District of Kandy.  Journal of the College of Community Physicians in Sri Lanka 2012; 17(1): 2 – 8
  7. Dissanayake DS, Jones LA.  A comparison of health habits, cancer risk and the use of screening tests for cancer between a migrant Sri Lankan population in USA and their siblings/first cousins living in Sri Lanka. Peradeniya University Research Sessions, Sri Lanka-2012; 17: 136
  8. Gnanaratne N, Dissanayake DS, Amarasinghe PG.  Utilization of well woman clinic services by female staff of Divisional Secretariat Offices in the Kurunegala District.  37th Annual Academic Sessions of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2015;15.
  9. Weeratunge WMMWNC, Dissanayake DS.  Prevalence of stress and its associated factors among school going advanced level students in Kandy.  37th Annual Academic Sessions of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2015; 37.
  10. Rambukwella HWSR, Dissanayake DS. Prevalence and pattern of alcohol consumption and associated socio-demographic factors among female estate labourers in Medical Officer of Health area, Kothmale. Symposium on Combating Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs in National Development 2015;16.
  11. Dissanayake DS, Thilakarathna PL, Kavisekara KMLMB, Udagedara TB, Prabodini MAM. Knowledge and distribution of risk factors of osteoporosis among female undergraduates in University of Peradeniya. Peradeniya University International Research Sessions 2015; 19: 176.
  12. Wijayatilake PVHDK, Dissanayake DS. Sexual behavior and associated factors among male prisoners in remand prison, Kegalle.  38th Annual Academic Sessions of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2016; 84.
  13. Wickramasinghe ND, Dissanayake DS, Abeywardena GS, Wettasinghe MC.  Student burnout in collegiate cycle – A Sri Lankan experience. 48th Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference, Tokyo, Japan, September 2016.
  14. Wickramasinghe ND, Dissanayake DS, Abeywardena GS, Wettasinghe MC. Work Engagement among students in collegiate cycle in the Mawenella Educational Zone, Sri Lanka. 48th Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference, Tokyo, Japan, September 2016.
  15. Dissanayake DS, Shafana MNF, Siribaddana MAH, Sampath PH, Seneviratne WMHSMRD, Stanly PKDHM. Quality of life and co-morbidities among male patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) attending the District Chest Clinic, Kandy. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka 2016; 20: 117.
  16. Dissanayake DS, Gunawardena DKLR, Hennayake KMSM, Gunathilake HMWGSP, Haseena MHF, Gunaratne BRRN et al. Knowledge, practices and contributing factors for physical exercise among non-academic staff, University of Perdaeniya. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka 2016; 20: 138.

 

 

Membership in other associations

Council  member of the Peradeniya Medical School Alumni Association (PeMSAA), member of College of Community Physicians, Sri Lanka;  Sri Lanka’s Public Health Education Institutes Network (LANKAPHEIN), Kandy Society of Medicine (KSM),  Sri Lanka Medical Association.

 

 

 

 

 

   
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