Dr. Duminda Yasaratne
Senior Lecturer
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Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

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Telephone: +94 81 2396470
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Educational/Professional  Qualifications:

  • MBBS (University of Peradeniaya- 2003) Distinctions in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, community medicine and medicine
  • MD (Medicine) - University of Colombo 2010
  • MRCP - Royal College of Physicians, UK - 2014
  • Level I competency in thoracic ultrasound and pleural procedures - Royal College of Radiologists, UK - 2014
  • Certificate in Biostatistics & Research Methodology (DL) - Global Institute of Medicine, India - 2012

 

Professional Experience:

  • Consultant Respiratory Physician & Lecturer in Medicine, University of Peradeniya
    TH, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka - 11/2017 to date
  • Consultant Respiratory Physician, TH Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka - 02/2016 to 10/2017
  • Acting Respiratory Physician, DGH Moneragala, Sri Lanka - 04/2015 to 02/2016
  • Senior Trainee Fellowship Registrar (Internal Medicine & Pulmonology), Rotherham District General Hospital, United Kingdom - 04/2013 to 03/2015
  • Senior Registrar (Respiratory), TH, Kandy, Sri Lanka - 04/2010 to 03/2013
  • Registrar (Internal Medicine), TH, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka - 07/2007 to 03/2010
  • Medical Officer (Intensive care), BH, Gampola, Sri Lanka - 08/2006 to 07/2007
 

Positions held in professional capacity:

  • Member – Board of Study in Respiratory Medicine, Post-graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo - 2019 to date
  • Member – Educational Committee, Asia Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) - 2019 to date
  • Course Coordinator – Diploma in tuberculosis & chest diseases,
    Post-graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo - 2019 to date
  • Member – Technical support group, National Programme for tuberculosis control & chest diseases, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka - 2018 to date
  • Committee member – Sri Lanka College of Pulmonologists - 2016 to date
  • Committee member – Kandy Society of Medicine - 2020 to date
  • Joint Secretary - Kandy Society of Medicine - 2019
  • Assistant Editor - Sri Lanka College of Pulmonologists - 2016 to 2019
  • Joint Secretary - Sri Lanka College of Pulmonologists - 2017
  • Member – Respiratory Group of Non-communicable disease group, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka - 2018
  • Subject Coordinator (Medicine) – Examination for Registration to Practise Medicine (ERPM) in Sri Lanka, Nov 2019, Faculty of Medicine - Peradeniya - 2019
  • Member – COVID 19 Hospital Steering Committee, TH Peradeniya - 2020
 
Contribution towards medical education:
  • Lecturer and examiner in Post-graduate diploma in tuberculosis and chest diseases (DTCD) - Post-graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo - 2016 to date
  • Course coordinator - Post-graduate diploma in tuberculosis and chest diseases (DTCD), Post-graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo - 2019 to date
  • Lecturer and examiner in Medical undergraduate programme – Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya - 2017 to date
  • Lecturer and examiner in Dental undergraduate programme - Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya - 2017 to date
  • Conducts lectures for post graduates in MD Medicine programme – Professorial Medical Unit, Teaching Hospital, Peradeniya - 2017 to date
  • Visiting lecturer and examiner in Medical undergraduate programme – Faculty of Medical Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka - 2016 to 2018
  • Supervisor/Trainer - Post-graduate trainees in diploma in tuberculosis and chest diseases (DTCD), Teaching Hospital, Anuradhapura - 2016 to 2017
  • Co-Supervisor – MPhil thesis respiratory physiology and asthma - 2019 to date
 
Membership of professional bodies:
  • Member – Ceylon College of Physicians - 2010
  • Member – Sri Lanka College of Pulmonologists - 2011
  • Member – Asia Pacific Society of Respirology - 2015
  • Member – European Respiratory Society - 2015
  • Member – Royal College of Physicians, London - 2013
  • Member – Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow - 2014
  • Member – Kandy Society of Medicine - 2017
  • Member – South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration - 2007
  • Member – Peradeniya Medical School Alumni Association - 2007
 
Professional Memberships:
  • Member, Brain Interest Group (BIG), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Member of the Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists
  • Member of the Young Psychiatrists’ forum
  • Member of the Kandy Society of Medicine (KSM)
  • Member of the Sri Lanka Association for Child Development
 
Research Interests:
  • Extrapulmonary tuberculosis
  • Respiratory allergy and asthma
  • Air pollution and occupational health
 
Research Distictions, Awards & Prizes:
  • Best research paper of congress  - “Long term follow up of children with vesico-ureteric reflux”, 08th annual congress of Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians - 2004
  • Best poster of the congress - Insight to the burden of allergic diseases in Central Sri Lanka; Experience of the newly introduced diagnostic skin prick testing”, 35th annual academic sessions of Kandy Society of Medicine - 2013
  • Second best poster of congress - “Safety and benefit of adjunctive systemic corticosteroids in smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis”, 04th annual academic sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Pulmonologists - 2012
  • Third best poster of congress - “Immune thrombo-cytopenia; A rare presentation of tuberculosis”, 33rd annual academic sessions of the Kandy Society of Medicine - 2011
  • Third best poster of congress -“Non traumatic chylothorax; a description of four cases with different aetiologies”, 03rd annual academic sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Pulmonologists - 2011
  • Awarded commendable poster (among best four out of seventy four) - “Safety and benefit of adjunctive systemic corticosteroid therapy in the management of severe, smear positive pulomonary tuberculosis; an interim analysis of a randomized control trial”, 34th annual academic sessions of the Kandy Society of Medicine - 2012
 
 
 
 
   
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