Dr. W.M.D.R. Iddawela
Head/ Senior Lecturer
 
Address (Official) Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
Address (Private) 42A, 5th lane, George E de Silva Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Telephone

Official – 0094-81-2396515    Private – 0094-81-2202740

Email  devikaiddawela@yahoo.co.uk
 
 
 
   

Educational /Professional Qualifications

MBBS, PhD

 

Work experience
  • Teaching Hospital Kandy
                    Intern Medical Officer (1994-1995)
                    Medical officer Oncology unit(1996-1997)
  • Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
                    Lecture (1997-2003) Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
                    Senior lecturer (2003 to date) Head, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, (2008 to date)
  • Postgraduate Graduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya
                    Visiting lecturer (2008 to date)
 

Teaching Experience

Undergraduate Teaching
                Conduct Lectures, practical sessions and small group discussions on Medical parasitology.
                Conduct examinations on infection module (Setting and marking the questions).
                Supervise undergraduate research projects - Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Postgraduate Teaching
               Conduct lectures and practicals on Medical parasitology for Diploma Microbiology,MD parasitology and                MD microbiology students.
               Conduct lectures, practicals and tutorials on Medical parasitology for MSc Medical Microbiology students.
               Conduct examinations on medical parasitology module.
               Setting and marking the questions.

 
Training Courses followed
  • Workshop in Educational Science for Medical Teachers, Medical Education Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, December 1998
  • Training course on Nematode immunology, special reference to Toxocara canis, Department of molecular Biology, University of Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Workshop on molecular biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
 
Research Interests

Zoonotic parasitological diseases and development of diagnostic tests for zoonotic parasitosis in Sri Lanka.

 

Contributions to the Faculty and University

  • Member of the Deans Advisory Committee.
  • Member of the Curriculum Development Committee.
  • Member of Higher Degrees.
  • CommitteeMember of curriculum evaluation and monitoring committee.
  • Member of Senate.
  • Attended & contributed to a workshop on counseling skills for Academics Nov 2009
 
     

 

 

 

 

   
 
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