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The Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law (SLJFMSL) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal published biannually in May and December each year by the Department of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

The mission of the SLJFMSL is to stimulate, encourage and empower researchers to publish high quality research in order to promote evidence-based practice and provide a platform for researchers to share experiences and knowledge in the fields of forensic medicine, forensic sciences, medical ethics and relevant law.

This journal publishes original research papers, reviews, points of view, case reports, technical notes and letters to the editor. The SLJFMSL is committed to maintaining and conforming to the editorial and ethical standards recommended by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors.

SLJFMSL was assessed by the Journal Publishing Practices and Standards framework and was placed at level four (of six) and is currently listed in SLJOL, DOAJ, IMSER, NLM Catalogue.

Editorial Board

Co-editors:

Prof. Deepthi Edussuriya
MBBS, MPhil, PhD
Dept. of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka
deepthi.edussuriya@med.pdn.ac.lk

Prof. Dinesh Fernando
MBBS, MD, DLM, DMJ (Lond.)
Dept. of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka
dineshf@pdn.ac.lk

Members of the Editorial Board:

Prof. Ravindra Fernando
MBBS, MD, FCCP, FCGP, FRCP (London), FRCP (Glasgow)
FRCP (Edinburgh), FRCPath (UK), DMJ (London)
Senior Professor, Kothalawala Defense Academy
ravindrafernando@hotmail.co.uk

Dr. Induwara Gooneratne
BDS, Dip. in Forensic Medicine, MSc, MPhil (For.Med),
LLM (USA), DTox, DHR, Attorney-at-Law, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Anatomy and Medical Ethics
School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health
University of New England
Armidale NSW 2351 Australia
agunara2@une.edu.au

Dr. S.P.A. Hewage
MBBS, DLM, MD, DMJ(Path)(London)
Consultant Judicial Medical Officer
Forensic Anthropology Unit
Institute of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
Colombo.
sunilhewage20@gmail.com 

Prof. Werner Jacobs
MD, PhD, MBA
Professor of Medicine and Pathology, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium
Military Forensic Pathologist, Military Hospital Queen Astrid, Belgian Defense
werner.jacobs@uza.be

Prof. K.A.S. Kodikara
MBBS, MD, DLM, Attorney-at-Law
Dept. of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
skodikara@pdn.ac.lk

Prof. Ranjith Kumarasiri
MBBS, MSc, MD (Com. Med)
Dept. of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka
matugama@gmail.com  

Dr. Peter D. Maskell
BSc(hons), PhD, FRSC, SFHEA, CSci, CChem, MCSFS
Senior Forensic Toxicologist
Forensic Medicine and Science
School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
University of Glasgow
peter.maskell@glasgow.ac.uk   

Ms. Sriyani Perera
B.Sc (Pera), M.Phil.Chem (Pera), MA. Lib.Inf.Sc (Lond.),
Postgrad.Dip.Lib.Inf.Sc (Lond.)
Former Senior Assistant Librarian
Medical Library, Faculty of Medicine
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka
sriyanip88@gmail.com

Prof. Amal Vadysinghe
MBBS, DLM, MD (Col.), D-ABMDI (USA)
Dept. of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
amalv@pdn.ac.lk

International Advisory Board

Prof. Peter Juel Thiis Knudsen
Associate professor
Deputy Chief Forensic Pathologist
Institute of Forensic Medicine 
University of Southern Denmark
pthiis@health.sdu.dk

Prof. Michael S. Pollanen
MD, PhD, FRCPath, DMJ (Path), FRCPC
Chief Forensic Pathologist
Ontario Forensic Pathology Service, Canada.
michael.pollanen@ontario.ca

Dr. Simon Stables MNZM
MBChB, DAvMed, AsFACAsM, FNZSP, FRCPA
Clinical Director
Northern Forensic Pathology Service
LabPlus, Auckland City Hospital
New Zealand
sstables@adhb.govt.nz  

Prof. Noel Woodford
MBBS, LLM, DMJ(Path), FRCPA, FRCPath, MFFLM(UK), RCPathME
Professor of Forensic Medicine, Monash University
Director, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine
Australia
noel.woodford@vifm.org  

Editorial Office:
Department of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
sljfmsl@med.pdn.ac.lk

This journal is indexed in DOAJ, IMSEAR, NLM & Google Scholar

 

- Instructions to Authors 

Article Withdrawal Policy

Withdrawal of articles by authors is strongly discouraged and it is not considered best practice in publication ethics, since valuable resources and efforts by the editors, reviewers and editorial staff is wasted. Therefore, withdrawal after the review process has commenced will not be entertained except for the most compelling and unavoidable reasons. In the event that an author wishes to withdraw, an article withdrawal form signed by all authors stating the reasons for manuscript withdrawal needs to be submitted, together with the request for withdrawal. In the event that authors do not reply to communication from the editorial office, at any stage of the publication process SLJFMSL, has the right to publish the manuscript without further approval from the authors, and cannot be held responsible for the consequences arising thereafter.

1. The Author Declaration Form 

2. The Pre Submission Checklist for the Authors 

Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine Science & Law

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