Dr. S. Dharmaratne
Lecturer
  Tel 0094-773208288
  Email sisirahemante@yahoo.com
   
Educational/professional  Qualifications
    • MBBS (with second class honors)                      : University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2002)
    • Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education  : University of Colombo, Sri Lanka (2009)
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Education      : University of Colombo, Sri Lanka (2010)
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Sociology                   : University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2010)
 

EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH:

Research publications & presentations

  • Dharmaratne S, Marambe K. Psychometric properties of a modified Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measure (DREEM) inventory adapted for the context of faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (Poster), 8th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC), Singapore, 2011.
  • Dharmaratne S, Weerasinghe V. Use of pre-fixed percentage as the reference point for standard setting gives acceptable failure rates at Faculty of Medicine, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka: A retrospective study on secondary data (Poster), 8th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC), Singapore, 2011.
  • Nimmi Athuraliya, Jane Robertson, Sisira Dharmaratne & Emily Walkom. Access and use of medicines in Kandy district, Sri Lanka. (Poster), Third International Conference for Improving Use of Medicines (ICIUM), Antalya, Turkey, 2011
  • Dharmaratne, T.M.S.H., Marambe, K.N., Gawarammane, I.B & Kumarasiri, P.V.R. Students’ perceptions on a ‘Cases of Clinical Relevance’ (CCR) activity conducted at Faculty of Medicine, Peradeniya (Oral Presentation), Annual Scientific Sessions of Kandy Society of Medicine, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 2010.

Reviewing research publications

  • Reviewer, The Annual Scientific Sessions of the Kandy Society of Medicine (2011)
  • Reviewer, Peradeniya University Research Sessions (2010)

International Research Collaborations

    • Country coordinator of research collaboration between University of New Castle, Australia and University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka titled, “A house hold survey to measure use and access to Medicine in Kandy District, Sri Lanka” (2010/2011).
    • Country coordinator of research collaboration between University of New Castle, Australia and University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka titled, “A house hold survey to measure use and access to Medicine in Four Districts in Sri Lanka”. (2012/2013).

RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE CURRENT POSITION

Teaching:  Facilitator in two student centered teaching learning activities.

  • Clinical Cases of Relevance (CCR): An activity designed based on principles of PBL for students of the first two years.
  • Learning Effective Communication Skills through Student Assignments (eCSSA): An activity designed to allow second year students to practice different aspects of communication within a classroom and obtain feedback from peers.

Curriculum management:

    • Chairman of the Time Table Committee (2011/2012) : This committee is responsible for developing and maintaining the long term time table of individual batches and resolve issues related to them.
    • Convener cum Secretary of the Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (2011 to date): This committee is responsible for discussing issues related to Monitoring of the curriculum and student assessments, making recommendations to the faculty and organizing activities related to them.
    • Coordinator for the CCR activity (2009 – 2012) : Responsibilities of this position include liaising with clinical and preclinical teachers to develop and review clinical cases used for the activity, organizing and conducting training workshops for facilitators and, evaluating different aspects of the activity.
 

OTHER POSITIONS HELD IN THE UNIVERSITY

Visiting Lecturer

Dates                                    : 2012
Institution                           : Faculty of Allied Health sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Course                                  : Module on Teaching and Learning B.Sc. Nursing Programme

Dates                                    : 2012
Institution                           : Faculty of Allied Health sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Course                                  : Module on Teaching and Learning B.Sc. Physiotherapy

Dates                                    : 2008
Institution                           : Faculty of Allied Health sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Course                                  : Module on Society and Medicine (PM 1241), B.Sc. Pharmacy Programme

Module Coordinator     
Dates                                    : 2009
Institution                           : Faculty of Allied Health sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Course                                  : Module on Society and Medicine (PM 1241), B.Sc. Pharmacy Programme

Member, Editorial Committee
Dates                                    : 2011


Publication                          : Statistical Hand Book, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2010

 

   
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