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Dr. Kalana Maduwage was invited as the Guest of Honour at the 06th International Conference of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka which was held on 03rd May 2017 at the Grand Kandyan Hotel, Kandy and he also delivered a guest speech at the event on “Problem Based Research, A way to serve mankind and the nature”.
Dr. Induwara Gooneratne was invited to deliver Prof. S.B. Dissanayake Memorial Oration 2017 organised by the Sri Lanka Dental Association scheduled to be held on 23rd June 2017 at the Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo.
Dr. Shavindra Dias has informed that a paper on "Screening of antenatal depression using Peradeniya Depression Scale among an antenatal population in Sri Lanka in order to prevent maternal suicide" has been accepted by the Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress to be presented in Edinburgh on 29 Jun 2017. This paper is co-authored by medical students (2011 batch)
A submission by Dr. Thilini Rajapakse and Dr. Dewasmika Ariyasinghe to WPA 17th World Congress of Psychiatry has been accepted and will be presenting a symposium on "Maternal suicide in Sri Lanka" at the World Congress to be held in Berlin in Oct 2017. 
Prof. SAM Kularatne and his team have published a paper on “Coagulopathy and extensive local swelling following Green pit viper (Trimeresurus trigonocephalus) envenoming in Sri Lanka” in the Journal of Toxicon 129, 2017
Dr. C.D. Gamage and his team have published a paper on “Serological evidence of hantavirus infection in Girandurukotte, an area endemic for chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka” in the International journal of Infectious Diseases, 2017
Prof. Samath D. Dharmaratne has submitted his Google Scholar Statistics as follows
Dr. Udaya Ralapanawa have published 05 books namely
Dr. Kalana Prasad Maduwage delivered the prestigious "Bibile Memorial Oration 2017" on "Snakebite coagulopathy: Controversies on understanding and management" at the Oak Ray Regency on 17 Feb 2017
Prof. Tharaka Dassanayake delivered the prestigious "KSM Oration 2017" on "Cognitive Toxicity: From pesticides to pharmaceuticals" at the Oak Ray Regency on 15 Feb 2017
Inter- Medical Faculty Diabetes Quiz- 2016
Dr. Induwara Goonaratne was invited by the Human Rights Commission as the Orator to deliver the prestigious "Human Rights Day Oration" on 10th December 2016
Dr. Rasika Kotakadeniya was appointed as the Deputy Proctor, Faculty of Medicine with effect from 01st January 2017 for a period of one year
Dr. Chathura Ratnayake was awarded the NSF Research Grant to the project on “Establish Novel Molecular Biomarkers based detection tools for early screening of Human Papilloma virus (HPV) infection and association of HPV in Pathophysiology of Cervical cancer in Sri Lankan Women”
Dr. Kalana Prasad Maduwage delivered the prestigious "Bibile Memorial Oration 2017" on "Snakebite coagulopathy: Controversies on understanding and management" at the Oak Ray Regency on 17 Feb 2017
Prof. Tharaka Dassanayake delivered the prestigious "KSM Oration 2017" on "Cognitive Toxicity: From pesticides to pharmaceuticals" at the Oak Ray Regency on 15 Feb 2017
Inter- Medical Faculty Diabetes Quiz- 2016
Discussion on MOODLE
White Coat Ceremony 2017
Medical Students' Pledge

Soft Skills Programme 2017

Prof. SAM Kularatne and his team have published a paper on “ Two rare case reports of confirmed Ceylon Krait (Bungarus ceylonicus) envenoming in Sri Lanka” in the journal "Toxicon" in 2017
The 55th Birthday of the Faculty of Medicine was celebrated on the 4th of January 2017.
Discussion on MOODLE
White Coat Ceremony 2017

Soft Skills Programme 2017 

A lecture on ' Public Speaking and Oratory Skills' was delivered by Dr. Induwara Gooneratne, Senior Lecturer in Forensic Medicine for the 2015/16 batch on the 11th of January 2017

A seminar on 'Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention' was conducted by Mr. Pubudu Sumanasekera, Executive Director of the Alcohol and Drug Information Centre (ADIC), Sri Lanka for the 2015/16 batch of students on the 11th of January 2017.

The 55th Birthday of the Faculty of Medicine was celebrated on the 4th of January 2017.
Dr. Kalana Maduwage and his team have published a research paper on “Clinical and Pharmacological investigation of myotoxicity in Sri Lanka Rusell’s Viper (Daboia rusellii) Envenoming)” in the Open Acess Plos Journal, 2016
Dr. S. Dharmaratne and his team have published a research paper on “Assessing medication packaging and labeling appropriateness in Sri Lanka” in the journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice”.
Prof. SAM Kularatne and his team have published a research paper on “Ischemic brain infarcts and intracranial haemorrhages following Russell’s viper (Daboia russelii) bite in Sri Lanka” in the journal of Toxicon, 2017.
Felicitation of Prof. C. K. Abeysekara 
Prof. M.D. Lamawansa will be inducted as the President of the College of Surgeons for the year 2017. 
Dr. Kalana Maduwage and his team have published a research paper on “ Mystus nanus, a new striped catfish from Sri Lanka (Teleostei: Bagridae)” in the Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters Journal, 2016. 
Presidential awards were received by Prof. S.B. Adikari, Dr. U.A.B. Medagama & Prof. S.D. Dharmaratne Presidential awards were received by Prof. S.B. Adikari, Dr. U.A.B. Medagama & Prof. S.D. Dharmaratne which was awarded on 22nd November 2016 at the Grand Ballroom, Waters Edge, Bataramulla for President’s Awards for Scientific Publication. The Occasion will be graced by H.E. Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. 
Dr. S. Rosairo was appointed as the President of Sri Lanka College of Radiologists for the term of 2016/2017 
Welcome Ceremony of New Entrants - 2015/2016 Batch, Faculty of Medicine

Presidential awards to Prof. R.N. Waduge & Dr. K.P. Maduwage will be awarded on 22nd November 2016 at the Grand Ballroom

Presidential awards to Prof. R.N. Waduge & Dr. K.P. Maduwage will be awarded on 22nd November 2016 at the Grand Ballroom, Waters Edge, Bataramulla for President’s Awards for Scientific Publication. The Occasion will be graced by H.E. Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka..

Dr. Kalana Maduwage was awarded the most outstanding young researcher in health sciences 2016 
The Inter Medical Faculty Diabetes Quiz competition – 2016
All Island first place at the Common Merit List of medical graduates in 2016 
Prof. Samath Dharmaratne’s Google Scholar & Research Gate statistics 
Dr. Arujuna Medagama was admitted as a Fellow of the Ceylon College of Physicians from 22nd September 2016.
“Novel Polyspecific Antivenom” using Sri Lankan venom has been produced at ICP. Costa Rica. Project coordinated by Prof. I. Gawarammana
Dr. Kalana Maduwage participate the IAP Young Physician Leaders Program in conjunction with the World Health Summit 2016 in Berlin, Germany from 06th October – 11th October 2016. 
Tree planting ceremony
Prof. Tharaka Dassanayake is the Guest Speaker at the 5th Biennial Conference of the South Asian Association of Physiologists (SAAPCON - 2016) which will be held in November 2016 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Prof. Tharaka Dassanayake and his team have published a research paper on “Effect on Temporal predictability on exogenous attentional modulation on feedforward processing in the striate cortex” in the International Journal of Psychophysiology, 2016.
Dr. Susiji Wickramasinghe and his team have published a paper on "Arginine kinase in Toxocara canis: Exon - intron organization , functional analysis of site-directed mutants and evaluation of putative enzyme inhibitors" in the Journal of Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine.
Prof. N.V.I. Ratnatunga, Prof. P.V.R. Kumarasiri & Their team have published a paper on "Chronic Kidney Disease of uncertain etiology in Sri Lanka is a possible sequel of interstitial nephritis" in the Journal of Clinical Nephrology
Young Leaders Dialogue (Ecosperity YLD)2016 Organizing Committee had selected Mr. Chinthaka Hashan Bandara Dissanayake (12/13 batch) for the Singapore Technologies Endowment Programme (YLD) 2016 in Singapore from 15th – 18th September 2016.
Prof. J.G.S. Ranasinghe, Dr. H.K.I. Perera, Dr. C.N.R.A. Alles, Dr. P.H.P. Fernando & Dr. W.I.T. Fernando have published a Book on “Biochemistry made Easy”
Dr. Manjula Peiris has published a book on “Insight to the NHS-UK”.
Dr. Arjuna Medagama has published a Book on “Case Studies in Hypertension” .
Prof. SAM Kularatne, Dr. Kalana Maduwage, Prof. PVR Kumarasiri and their team have published a paper on “Efficacy of intravenous hydrocortisone administered 2 – 4 h prior to antivenom as prophylaxis against adverse drug reactions to snake antivenom in Sri Lanka: An open labeled randomized controlled trial” in the journal of Toxicon 120 (2016) 159 – 165
Dr. D.M.P.U.K. Ralapanawa, Dr. Dhammika Menike Dissanayake and their team have published a paper on “A Study on Paracetamol Cardiotoxicity” in the journal of BMC Pharmacology & Toxicology 2016.
Dr. R.M. Mudiyanse , Dr. D.M.P.U.K. Ralapanawa, Prof. T. Jayalath & their team have published a paper on “Fatal Massive Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Dengue Infection” in the journal of Epidemiology: Open Access – Vol. 6.
Dr. G.S.S.R. Dias & Mr. A. Baminiwatta are the joint winner in the oral education & Training category for the presentation of “Sri Lankan Medical Students towards Psychiatry”
Dr. R.M. Mudiyanse was awarded the EACH Teaching Award for significant and outstanding contribution to healthcare communication education by the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland.
Prof. N.S. Kalupahana has been awarded the Dr. Henry Rajaratnam Oration of “Sri Lanka College of Endocrinologists” which will be held at the Endocrine Congress Colombo 2016 on 11th August 2016 at Hotel Galadri, Colombo.
Prof. Asiri Abeyagunawardena (Professor in Paediatrics, Dept. of Paediatrics) has been awarded the prestigious Dr. S Ramachandran Oration for the manuscript "Alleviating the inequity in providing renal replacement therapy for children in Sri Lanka" at the 129th International Medical Congress of the SLMA at Hotel Galadari, Colombo on 27th July 2016
Dr. R.M. Mudiyanse (Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics) was the guest of honor at the Veterinary White Coat Ceremony conducted by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, University of Peradeniya on 17th June 2016.
Dr. R.M. Mudiyanse (Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics) completed with distinction the FAIMER fellowship 2013 at the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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International Students’ Congress on Medical Sciences held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Two of our students namely Ms. Vimarshani Hewageegana & Mr. Nirodha Abeywardana participated and won awards –(More...)
Mr. A.K.A.B. Baminiwatte has presented a paper at the Annual Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in London with Dr. S. Dias.(More...)
Prof. S. Kalupahana has been awarded the Dr. Henry Rajaratnam Oration at the Endocrine Congress Colombo 2016 of Sri Lanka College of Endocrinologists” which will be held on 11th August 2016 at Galdari Hotel, Colombo.
Dr. Induwara Goonaratne has been selected to deliver the SLDA Oration 2016 (Sri Lanka Dental Association) on the topic “Ascertaining Human Identity in Forensic Practice: Limits, Challenges and Opportunities in Sri Lanka”.

Dr. N. Alles and Dr. N. S. Soysa have published two papers on “Osteoclast function and bone-resorbing activity: An overview” in the Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications in May 2016. “A Pilot Study on Attittudes, Knowledge and Behavior towards Dental Diseases among Grade Medical Officers in the Kandy District, Sri Lanka” Dentist 2016.

Prof. SAM Kularatne and his team have published a paper on “A Pan-Dengue Virus Reverse Transcription – Insulated Isothermal PCR Assay Intended for Point-of-Need Diagnosis of Dengue Virus Infection by use of the POCKIT Nucleic Acid Analyzer´ in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology”.
Dr. K. Maduwage and his team have published a paper on “Efficacy of Indian Polyvalent Snake Antivenoms against Sri Lankan Snake Venoms: Lethality studies or Clinically forcussed in vitro studies” in the journal of Scienctific Reports in May 2016
Dr. K. Maduwage and his team have published a per on “Detection of Snake Venom in Post-Antivenom Samples by Dissociation Treatment Followed by Enzyme Immunoassay” in the journal of Toxins in April 2016.
The Open Day of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya was successfully held on 15/05/2016 .  
Prof. Harischandra Ranasinghe (Professor of Forensic Medicine), the 5th Dean of the Faculty who held the post of Dean in 1975 passed away at the age of 87 years.  
Dr. Thilini Rajapakse has been selected to deliver the 2016 Oration titled “Non-fatal self-poisoning: The forgotten “epidemic” at the joint Annual Academic Sessions 2016 of the Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists and the International Psychiatry Conference of the Asian Federation of Psychiatric Associations to be held in Colombo on 27th May 2016.
Department of Forensic Medicine has published Vol. 6 No. 2 issue of the "Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law”– December 2015.
Dr. Kalana Maduwage and his team have published a paper on “Neurotoxicity in Russell”s viper (Daboia russelii) envenoming in Sri Lanka: a clinical and neurophysiological study” in the Journal "Clinical Toxicology" in 2016.
Prof. N.S. Kalupahana and his team have published a paper on “Population –based dietary approaches for the prevention of non-communicable diseases” in WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health – April 2016.
Dr. Kalana Maduwage and his team have published a paper on “Common Krait (Bungarus caeruleus) Envenoming in Sri Lanka : a clinical and neurophysiological study" in the journal "PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases" in 2016
The research abstract submitted by Dr. GSSR Dias and the final year medical student Mr. A.K.A.B Baminiewatte on “The attitude among Sri Lankan medical students towards psychiatry: a survey among final years students in nine medical schools” has been selected for oral presentation at the Royal College of Psychiatry, UK scientific sessions to be held on 28th June 2016 & is short listed for the Ron Harden innovation in medical education award 2016 at the International Medical Education Conference in Malaysia.
Prof. Samath Dharmarathne participated on the "Consultative Dialogue & Workshop on Preventing ragging & sexual and Gender-based Violence in Universities” held on 22nd April 2016 at the Hotel Galadari.
Blood donation campaign 
The visit of Her Excellency Madam Pema Choden Ambassador of Bhutan to Sri Lanka to the Faculty of Medicine  
1979 passed out batch, Faculty of Medicine, donated one television and 3 water filters for use of students 
Felicitation of Prof. V. Thevanesam  
Dr. S. Kodikara had won the award of Best documentary teledrama in 2015 at the State Television Award 2015 for “Theveni Esa” a Forensic documentary teledrama (episode 01).  
Dr. S. Wickramasinghe & their team have published a case report on “Oral Subcutaneous Dirofilariasis” in the journal of Case Reports in Infectious Diseases.  
Dr. S. Kodikara had published a Book on “Maranaya, Marana Parikshana Saha Liyapadinchiya”  
Dr. R.M. Mudiyanse has been selected to deliver the prestigious Bibile Memorial Oration 2016 organized by KSM on “Teaching beyond knowledge & Skill on the needs of the Society” on 12.02.2016.  
Dr. R.M. Mudiyanse had published 02 books namely “Learning Doctor Patient Communication Skills’ & “Clinical Auditing”.  
 
Dr. Udaya Ralapanawa & his team have published a research paper on “Geoenvironmental factors related to high incidence of human urinary calculi (kidney stones) in Central Highlands of Sri Lanka” in Environ Geochem Health.  
Dr. C.N. Kahathuduwa, Prof. V.S. Weerasinghe & Dr. T. Dassanayake have published a paper on “Task-specific kinetic finger tremor affects the performance of carrom players” in Journal of Sports Sciences.  
Dr. Devika Iddawela, Dr. Susiji Wickramasinghe & their team have published a research paper on “Human Ocular dirofilariasis due to Dirofilaria repens in Sri Lanka” in Asian Pacific journal of Tropical Medicine 2015.  
Dr. D.K.K. Nanayakkara has published a research paper on “Could Normal Renal Ultrasonography Replace the Necessity of DMSA Renal Cortical Scan in the Management of Urinary Tract Infection in Children” in Asia Oceania Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Biology.  
Prof. S.B. Adikari, Dr. Himani Amaratunge & Dr. D.L.O. Dissabandara have Published a book on “Dissection of Limbs and clinical applications for physiotherapy undergraduates” to be sent to Senate
Dr. Arjuna Bandara Madagama & his team have published a research paper on “The availability and validity of safety information of over the counter herbal products for use in diabetes in Sri Lanka: A cross sectional study” in the journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology.
Peradeniya Medical Faculty Quiz Team won the Inter-Medical Faculty Diabetes Quiz Competition
New Entrants Welcome Ceremony (2014/2015 batch) was held on 1st December 2015
Presidential Awards for High Impact Scientific Publications in 2013
Prof. Prof. N.V.I.. Ratnatunga, Dr. S. Wijetunge & their team have published two publications on “Endemic chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology in Sri Lanka: Correlation of pathology with clinical stages”
Prof. Ananda Jayasinghe, President PeMSAA has informed the establishment of PeMSAA Chapter in Bhutan on 16.10.2015 under the patronage of the Director General of the Ministry of Health, Bhutan.
Dr. Padminin Dahanayake has received “K.N. Seneviratne Memorial Research Award 2015” at the Annual Scientific Session 2015.
Dr. Padminin Dahanayake has received “Young Scientists Award” at the 8th Federation of Asian Oceania Physiological Societies at Bangkok, Thailand
Dr. U.K. Ralapanaawa, Prof. SAM Kularatne & Prof. Thilak Jayalath have published an article on Guillain- Barre Syndrome following dengue fever and literature review in BMC Res Notes.
Prof. Samath D. Dharmaratne represented the University of Peradeniya at the first ever meeting of “Global Health Policy Think Tanks and academic institutions” and was selected as a Editorial Board Member of the Ceylon Medical Journal.
Professor Senaka Bibile Commemoration Award was given to Mr. A.K.A.B. Baminiwatta (M/10/14) for obtaining highest marks in Pharmacology at a ceremony held in Colombo.
Dr. Arjuna Bandara Madagama has published a research paper on “ The Glycaemic outcomes of Cinnamon, a review of the experimental evidence and clinical trials” in the Nutrition Journal (2015) 14:108.
Dr. D.H. Edussuriya has published an Article on “Behaviour of Medical Students when faced with Ethical Dilemmas in Research” in the International Journal of Science and Research.
Professor V.S. Weerasinghe was elected as the New Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
International Conference on Tropical Medicine

Farewell Ceremony for Prof. M.D. Lamawansa, Former Dean/Faculty of Medicine

Guest Lecture on "Introduction to data Analysis using SPSS" session 2
Guest Lecture on "Introduction to data Analysis using SPSS" session 1
8th Medical Exhibition Opening Ceremony Day1 Day2 Day3 Day4 Day5 Day6 Day7 Final Day
Faculty of Medicine, Peradeniya Physiology quiz team obtained the second place at the 13th Inter Medical School Physiology Quiz (IMSPQ 2015) held at University of Malaya, Malaysia
Gold Medal for the best paper at the 2nd South Asia Peadiatric Association Conference & 18th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, August 2015 , Colombo Sri Lanka
Programme for Harvard Pre- Medical Students Visiting Sri Lanka
Prof. Asiri Abeyagunawardena (Professor in Paediatrics, Dept. of Paediatrics) appointed as the Chairman of Board of Studies in Paeditrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine Colombo from 12th June 2015
Prof. Asiri Abeyagunawardena was a Guest Speaker at the 8th congress of the Paeditric Transplant Association (IPTA)
Awurudu Ulela organized by Medical Faculty Student Union
Blood Donation Campaign
Farewell ceremony for Prof. A.S.B Wijekoon (Professor of Pediatrics)
New Dual –Head SPECT Gamma Camera was commissioned on 30 March 2015, at the Nucler Medicine Unit
Opening Ceremony of the ‘Clinical Research Laboratories’  of the Faculty of Medicine
The Peradeniya Medical School Alumni Assosiation donated 10 tables and chairs
Establishment of the Postgraduate School of Medical Sciences, University of Peradeniya
Open Day for Prospective Medical Students
Dr Champa N Ratnatunga will be going overseas to do a PhD in Immunology
A team consisting of Medical students from graduate school of Medicine Hokkaido University, Japan, met Dean, Faculty of Medicine.
Programme for Harvard Pre- Medical Students Visiting Sri Lanka
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 111th workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students of Mahamaya Girl’s College - Kandy, on 25th January 2015
The “Neonatal Information System” (e- Health THP) was launched on 1st of January 2014
The workshop on role of reflection in medical education
The Faculty of Medicine celebrated the New Year on 1st January 2015
Presidential awards for research
Prof. C.K. Abeysekera received the President’s Award for Scientific Publications and the National Research Council Merit Award for Scientific Publications
Prof. Asiri Abeyagunawardena received the National Research Council Merit Award for Scientific Publications
CRTM office Opening Ceremony
Faculty of Medicine is the leading Medical Faculty in Sri Lanka in academic performance
3RD SOUTH EAST ASIAN MEDICAL EDUCATION POST CONFERENCE WORKSHOP (SEARAME)
Runners Up at the Inter Medical Faculty Paediatrics Quiz 2014
Rabies Day Walk
The Faculty of Medicine and the Provincial Department of Health have jointly organized a public walk
Center for Education, Research and Training on Chronic Kidney Diseases, University of Peradeniya was ceremonially opened by the Vice Chancellor
One health intensive boot camp
The train the trainer program
One Health International Conference

Prof. Indika Bandara Gawarammana has been appointed as the President-elect (2015/2016) and thereafter to assume the President’s office in 2017 by the current President of Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology Centre, Iran

Workshop on the “Basics of PCR” organized by CRTM was held at the Faculty of Medicine University of Peradeniya on 19th September 2014.

Peradeniya Vs Ruhuna – Students’ Annual Cricket Encounter  was held on 19th July 2014 at the International Stadium-Galle.  The student team of University of Peradeniya won the match by 8 wickets with 7 overs remaining.  The Best Batsman, the Best Bowler and the Man of the Match were all from Peradeniya

Dr. Dewasmika Ariyasinghe has been awarded “Early Career Psychiatrists’ Fellowship” by World Psychiatric Association to attend the Regional Congress of the World Psychiatric Association to be held from 12th  – 14th December 2014 in Hong Kong.

PGSM has organized a Lecture on “Organizational Management Concepts by Dr. Gemunu Nanayakkara, held on 7th August 2014 at Pharmacology Tutorial Room from 9.00am to 10.45am

Postgraduate School of Medical sciences (PGSM) successfully hold the workshop on “Corporate Leadership for Doctors” on 18th July 2014
Best oral presentation -2nd Runner-up at RISTCON 2014
Minister of Health from Bhutan visited Faculty of Medicine on 17th August 2014
The Chancellor from Maldives University visited Faculty of Medicine
Prof. Hirano, Former Dean School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine,Niigata University, Japan visited Faculty of Medicine on 9th August 2014.
FERCAP Surveyors visited Faculty of Medicine
The Sri Lankabhimanya, Hon Lakshman Kadirgamar Gold Medal for excellence
The award for the Best Paper at the 17th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 103rd workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students on 13th July 2014
Buddhist brotherhood activities
iPURSE 2014 –Medical student’s research activities
Physiology Quiz- Runners up
Department of Microbiology is going to accelerate Medical Mycology activities with the training received from India
Open day for Prospective Medical Students to the Faculty of Medicine Peradeniya
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 100th workshop on Human Structure on 22nd June 2014
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 102nd workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students on 6th July 2014
Workshop on antibiotic sensitivity testing at the Department of Microbiology
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 101st workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students of Kinswood College - Kandy, on 29th June 2014
Evolution of dengue in Sri Lanka in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases – Department of Microbiology
PhD candidate of the Department of Microbiology won an overseas training scholarship from the National Science Foundation, Sri Lank
Blood Donation Campain organized by the Staff of the Dean's Office, the Finance Division and the Blood Bank, Teaching Hospital,   Peradeniya
Certificate Awarding Ceremony- English Course for Non Academic Staff 2013
Mr. G.V.P.M. Galgomuwa (M/08/055) won a bronze medal in the 42nd International Exibition of Inventions of Geneva
Workshop on ventilation and ventilators Department of Anaesthesiology
Nuclear Medicine Unit Received a SPECT Gamma Camera
Dr.N.Sudheera Kalupahana receiving the International Journal of Obesity New Faculty Award from Prof. Robert Atkinson, Chairperson of the IJO New Faculty Competition
Dr. Amal Vadysinghe attended the investigation of remnants of Lion Air 602 plane crash at Punerine on 11th and 12th of January 2014.
Research Methodology and data analysis workshop
Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Department of Medicine
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 94th workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students of Theldeniya National School - Theldeniya, on 30th March 2014
Dr Sarathchandra Kodikara from the Dept. of Forensic Medicine, in collaboration with the 'Hiru TV', is in the process of producing an academic and scientific tele-drama series
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 93rd workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students of Badulla Central College, Uva Science College, Viharamahadevi College, St. Thomes College – Badulla  on 23rd March 2014
Lectures for the students of the Hokkaido University leadership programme at the School of Advanced Medical Sciences
Psychiatry Clinical Appointment 2009/10 batch
Psychiatry Journal Club
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 92nd workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students of St. Joseph’s College - Bandarawela, on 09th March 2014
ANIGA“programme
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 91st workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students of Girls Highschool - Kandy, on 2nd March 2014
Commemoration of the birthday of late Prof Senaka Bibile by Buddhist brotherhood association of faculty of Medicine
Prof. C.J Jayasinghe’s book titled “Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions” has been published in Sinhala. The book has been distributed among new entrants in 2014 to all the Universities.

The Department of Anatomy conducted the 90th workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students of Girls Highschool - Kandy, on 23rd February 2014

Dr. Induwara Goonaratne has written a chapter titled “Forensic Dentistry” in Oral Medicine and Pathology; A Guide to Diagnosis and Management, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
Dr. W.I.T Fernando has attended a course on techniques in – vitro assays, and has established developing collaboration with a group of synthetic chemists at the International center for chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi.
Prof. SAM Kularatne, Dr. KP Maduwage et al. team have published a paper titled “Victims’ response to snakebite and socio-epidemiological factors of 1018 snakebites in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka” in the “Wilderness & Environmental Medicine.
An international conference on “Elder Care Round table” was held in the faculty on 20th December 2013, collaboratively organized by the School of Advanced Medical Sciences and the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya.  Officials of the Ministries of Social Services and Health and representatives from Hokkaido University, Japan participated.
Prof. Asiri Abeyagunawardena (Professor in Paediatrics, Dept. of Paediatrics) received the President’s Award for Scientific Publications organized by the National Research Council at the awards ceremony held on 17th January 2014 at Waters Edge Battaramulla.
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 89th workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students of Badulla Central College - Badulla, on 16th February 2014
News Of Psychiatry Department (Dr.G.S.S.R.Dias -Public Lectures)
Ristcon 2014
School of Advanced Medical Sciences
Wi Fi Zones in the faculty
An international round table conference on elder care was held at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya  on the 20th December 2013
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 88th workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students of Girls High School - Kandy, on 09th February 2014
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 87th workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students Rajasinghe Central College - Ruwanwella, on 02nd February 2014
The award ceremony of the Diploma in Forensic Medicine
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 86th workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students on 19th January 2014
Prof. Asiri Abeyagunawardena (Professor in Paediatrics) participated as a Guest Speaker at the 7th congress of the IPTA which was held at the Warsaw Marriott Hotel, Warsaw, Poland from 13th to 16th July 2013.
Prof Malkanthi Chandrasekera of the Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine published two books on Anatomy MCQ’s
The Department of Anatomy conducted the 84th workshop on Human Structure for Advance Level biology students of Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy on 12th January 2014
Dr. Chandika D. Gamage, attached to the Department of Microbiology has been awarded a visiting scientist fellowship by the Japan-North American Medical Exchange Foundation
  Microbiology Department to expand Medical Mycology services after the Delhi University Training Program for a laboratory technologist
  International conference - “Biology of Natural Toxins”
  Workshop - Human subject protection-1
  Workshop - Introduction of New Technologies and Good Laboratory Practices
  HETC funded IT Workshop
  Workshop - Methods in Structural Biology
  Dr. Deepthi Edussuirya was awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy on “Effectiveness of the undergraduate Forensic Medicine curriculum for Medico Legal work in Sri Lanka” with effect from 08.07.2013. To our knowledge she is the only person in Sri Lanka who has a PhD in Forensic Medicine.
  Dr. Amal Vadysinghe attended the Indo Pacific Association of Law, Medicine and Science Congress [INPALMS-2013] held in Malaysia from 07th to 11th October 2013 and presented 04 posters.
  The department gave specimens to Dehiattekandiya hospital for an exhibition which was held from 02nd to 06th October 2013
  Dr. Pavithra Dayarathne, who topped the batch at the selection test, joined the department from 01st October 2013, who is the batch top of the selection test as a DLM trainee
  Dr. Darshana Karunasagara from Karapitiya hospital who was appointed as MO/Medico-legal to the Teaching Hospital, Peradeniya was sent to Dept. of Forensic Medicine to work under a Consultant in Forensic Medicine from 10.10.2013.
  Centre based training programme for DLM trainees of 2012/13 batch, in Kandy and Peradeniya was held on 21.11.2013. It was coordinated by Dr. Amal Vadysinghe and Dr. Kodikara also conducted a lecture for them.
  Dr. A. N. Chandrakeerthi from the Teaching Hospital Peradeniya joined the department as a trainee in Postgraduate Pre-MD Training Programme in Forensic Medicine from 02.12.2013 for one year.
  Dr. Amal Vadysinghe conducted a lecture on Child Abuse for the police officers who are specially trained for managing cases of child abuse in Police In-service Institue, Asgiriya on 10.12.2013.
  CPR TRAINING FOR THE NEW BATCH OF INTERN MEDICAL OFFICERS - 2013
  Dr. Chandika D. Gamage, attached to the Department of Microbiology has received 10,000USD worth of laboratory equipment from Professor Yasuhiko Suzuki to enhance existing laboratory facilities
  Dr.Susiji Wickramasinghe, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine presented a lecture on "Application of Molecular Techniques in Biomedical Research" on 14 November 2013 at Biochemistry Seminar Room, Faculty of Medicine, Peradeniya
  Winners of the Inter Medical Faculty Paediatric Quiz 2013
  Winners of the Inter Medical Faculty Paediatric Quiz 2012
  US - AID Programme
  A book written by Prof. S.A.M. Kularatne was published - "Snakes, Shakebite and Envenoming in Sri Lanka
  A delegation from Pakistan and Nepal visited us on July 23
  Professor Michael Wilkes MD. PhD. , Professor of Internal Medicine, Director Global Health, University of California Davis visited the university of Peradeniya from 15-19th July 2013. He conducted several interactive sessions in the MEU, Faculty of Medicine, on Quality Assurance , accreditation and Staff Development activities.
  Prof. Indika Gawarammana has been awarded SUSRED Award 2013 of the National Science Foundation (NFS), in recognition of the supervision of the M.Phil titled " Comparative in-vivo toxicity of the venoms of South Asian hump-nosed pit vipers (genus:Hypnale)"
  PURSE 2012- Guest Speakers Address
  Prof. A. Jayasinghe has been invited as a resource person for the short course titled " Epidemiology 11" conducted by the Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
  Workshop on "Basic Laboratory techniques in Hematology" for postgraduate trainees in Heamatology and Transfusion medicine was held on 6th April 2013 at Pathology department. 42 doctors participated in the workshop
  Felicitation for Prof. Nimal Senanayake and Prof. Upali Illangasekara
  Workshop on Building capacity with Distance Assisted Traininng for Nuclear Medicine Professionals
  Bursaries / Studentships Faculty of Medicine University of Peradeniya
   
  The Inaugural Ceremony of the new entrants to  Medical Faculty was held on  5th March 2013
   
 

Dr. Tharaka Dassanayake has received the awards in the recent past. ‘AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION INTERNATIONAL ENDEAVOUR ALUMNI EXCELLENCE AWARD’ at the AUSTRALIAN ALUMNI EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2013, organized by the Australian Trade Commission and Australian High Commission of Sri Lanka, held on 23rd February 2013 in Colombo.

   
  BEST ORAL PRESENTATION AT 3RD CONFERENCE OF SOUTH ASIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSIOLOGISTS (SAAP-3) 2012 held in November 2012 in Colombo, Sri Lanka (For the presentation titled ‘Where does cognition meet vision? Neurophysiological evidence of attentional modulation of visual processing in striate cortex’)
  Prof. Samath Dharmaratne has been awarded the Senior Fellowship of the PGIM, University of Colombo and Affiliated Assistant professor, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, dept. of Global Health School of Public Health, University of Washington, USA.
  Prof. Samath Dharmaratne has contributed 3 articles to the "The Lancet, Volume 380" issued on 15th December 2012 as the author from Sri Lanka
  Abstract presented by Mr.J.M.K.B. Jayasekara a Post Graduate student of Department of Pathology at the Young Water Professionals Symposium - December 2012 was selected as the best presentation.(more...)
  Elective Students' feedback(more...)
  Prof. R. Sivakaneshan has been awarded the best plenary lecture  for the persented lecture titled “Occurance of micro albuminuria and the assosiated factors in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at the time of diagnosis” at the International conference on “Diabetes mellitus and Cancer” held in India. The co –orthers of the paper are Dr. J.P. Suraweera  of Department of Comm. Med. and Prof. V.L.U. Illangasekara of Department of Medicine
  Prof Indika Gawarammanna of Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya  has been a  speaker of the 11th Scientific Congress of Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology (APAMT) hosted by Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine. He has conducted the lectures on “ Evolution of Clinical and Biochemical Features in Paraquat Self Poisonning” and “ Management of Self Poisoning with Paracetamol in Resource Poor Settings”
  Dr. Sudheera Kalupahana, lecturer in Physiology, has been appointed as a reviewer by the Medical Research Council (MRC), UK
  Dr. Amal Vedisighe, Senior lecturer, Department of Forensic Medicine has been appointed to the investigation team – Antano 24 lion air crash
  A lecture organized by Medical Education Unit on "How to held Medical Students whose second language is English to follow the coursework effectivelly" conducted by Thamara Rizzo from Kansas USA on 6th December 2012 at 1.00 p.m
  A television was donated to the faculty by the family of late General Anuruddha Ratawatte on the first death anniversary
  “How to get there?”: Effective use of resources in postgraduate research
  3rd conference of South Asian Association of Physiologists (SAAP-3) 2012: Post-congress workshop on ‘Clinical Neurophysiological Techniques’
  Prof. M.D. Lamawansa, was unanimously elected as the new Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
   
   
   
   
 


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