Dr. Fariha Sitheeque
Lecturer in Radiology
Email farihasitheeque@gmail.com
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0715774677, 077772699

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Office address Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
   
Educational Qualifications
MBBS(Peradeniya)
 

Scholarships and Awards

  • Dr .Craib Prize for 3rd MBBS Part 1 awarded by University of Peradeniya
  • Professor Senake Bibile Commemoration Scholarship awarded by the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation (SPC) for the best performance in Pharmacology
  • Dr A W Atukorala Memorial Gold Medal for Academic Excellence in MD Radiology Part I 2015 Awarded by the Sri Lanka College of Radiologists
  • Prize for the 3rd best poster (Holocord syringohydromyelia:An unusual association of Chiari I malformation and a remarkable response to surgery), at the 15th Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka College of Radiologists-September 2016
 
Previous Experience
  • 2013-up to date- Registrar in Radiology, Teaching Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka 2012-2013- Medical Officer in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia/ICU, Cardiothoracic unit, T.H.Kandy
  • 2011-2012- Intern House Officer in Paediatrics and Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Professorial Units, Teaching Hospital Peradeniya
  • 2010-2011- Temporary Lecturer in Physiology, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya  
 
Research and Publications
  • Kariyawasam A.P, Seneviratne S.M.S.P, Sitheeque F. et al. Can Peak Expiratory Flow Rate be used as a substitute to Forced Expiratory Volume in the first second (FEV1) in the diagnosis of obstructive lung disease? Proceedings of the Peradeniya University Research Sessions, Sri Lanka. Vol. 15, P: 244. 16th December 2010 ( Oral and poster presentation with abstract)
  • *Samaratunga LGVC, Sampath GLR, Sampath MMC, Sanjeewa KP, Senani MADB, Seneviratne SMSP, Shihara MHF, Sirisena PLA, Sitheeque F, Somarathna CK. Weerasinghe V. Detection and recognition taste thresholds in heroin addicts during rehabilitation. Proceedings of the Annual Scientific sessions of the Physiological Society of Sri Lanka. November 2010.    (* In alphabetical order)
  • Nandadeva TDP, Jayaweera GS, Sitheeque F et al. Prevalence of nutritional problems and its association with menstrual cycle irregularities in adolescent girls.(Poster presentation). Proceedings of the 37th Annual Academic Sessions of Kandy Society of Medicine (2015)
  • Sitheeque F, Ubaithullah Y. Congenital Cytomegalovirus infection: Establishingthe cause of sensorineural deafness by neuroimaging. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Academic Sessions -2016. Section of abstracts PP13- p73.
  • Sitheeque F, Gamage L . Holocord syringohydromyelia:An unusual association of Chiari I malformation and a remarkable response to surgery. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Academic Sessions -2016. Section of abstracts. PP14- p74.
  • Sitheeque F, Gamage L, Ekanayake I, Zakeer R. Multiple intra-medullary spinal lipomas without spinal dysraphism: A rare case. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Academic Sessions of -2016. Section of abstracts. PP15- p75.
 

International

    • Anoma Siribaddana, Fariha Sitheeque et al. A study on skin prick test patterns of atopic patients managed in a tertiary care setting in Sri Lanka. World Allergy Organization Journal 2013 6 (Suppl. 1) : P149. ( Abstract and poster presentation at World Allergy Organization International scientific Conference, Hyderabad, India. December 2012)
 
Other Publications

Contributing author to the Manual of Physiology Practicals,  published by the Dept. of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Peradeniya 2010

 
 
 
   
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