Prof. Deepthi Edussuriya
Professor in Medical Education (Forensic Medicine)
 
     
   
Dept. of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
deepthi.edussuriya@med.pdn.ac.lk
071-1698916
081-2396604
081-2389106
     
 
   
Educational Qualifications
MBBS, MPhil, PhD
 
Research Interest
Medical Education
 
Positions Held
  • Head of the Department – Department of Forensic Medicine (2004-2008)
  • Chair Person, Curriculum Coordinating Committee (2014-2016)
  • Chairperson, Society against child abuse and neglect (SCAN) (2006-2010)
  • Deputy chairperson, Forum on child abuse and neglect (2004)
  • Chairman of the editorial committee of the Kandy Society of medicine (2011)
  • Chairman, editorial committee of the Annual academic sessions of the Kandy Society of medicine (2015)
  • Co-chair editorial committee, Annual academic sessions of the Kandy Society of medicine, (2017)
  • Chairperson, Oral presentations of the One health International conference (2014)
  • Chairperson, Oral presentation, Annual sessions of the Kandy Society of medicine (2014)
  • Chairperson, Guest lecture of the Annual sessions of the Kandy Society of medicine (2015)
  • Secretary, Board of study in Family Medicine, Proposed Postgraduate School of medical Sciences (PGSM), University of Peradeniya (2015)
  • Secretary, Ethical review subcommittee, University of Peradeniya (2004,2005,2006)
  • Editor 8th Medical Exhibition (2015)
  • Module coordinator, Doctor in Society (Forensic medicine component) (2016)
 
Awards and Memberships
  • Member of the editorial committee of the Kandy society of medicine (2010)
  • Member of the Editorial board of the Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law, which is published bi-annually (2010,2011,2012)
  • Member of the Editorial board of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions (2014)
  • Member of the Editorial board of the One health international conference (2014)
  • Member of the scientific committee, 3rd South East Asian Regional Association for Medical Education conference (2014)
  • Member of the Sri Lanka Medical Association
  • Member of the Forum of Sri Lankan Medical Educationists
  • Member of the District Child Protection Commission (DCPC) – Kandy (2005-2010)
  • Member of the committee appointed to discuss the “Contribution of women to development”, District secretariat , Kandy (2007)
  • Member of a district level group convened to address the problem of street dwellers in the Kandy district (2007,2008)
  • Member of the Academic Programme Development Committee (ADPC) of the Proposed Postgraduate School of medical Sciences (PGSM), University of Peradeniya (2015)
  • Member of the subcommittee on making suggestions to the SLQF document, faculty of medicine, University of Peradeniya (2015)
  • Member of the programme committee , staff development centre, University of peradeniya, 2016 to date
  • Member of the Board of study in Forensic medicine, Proposed Postgraduate School of medical Sciences (PGSM), University of Peradeniya (2015)
  • Member of the Editorial board, Hantana vision (research magazine of the University of Peradeniya), University of Peradeniya (2014, 2015,2016)
  • Member of the publications committee, Inaugural Colombo conference in Medical education (2017)
  • Member of the Ethical review committee (2007,2008,2009)
  • Member of the Clinical Cases for Relevance core group (2006)
  • Member of the core group of the Medical Education Unit, Faculty of Medicine
  • Member of panel appointed to review examination questions of the Faculty of medicine (2013)
  • Member of the library committee (2009 to date)
  • Member of the monitoring and evaluation committee (2014-2016)
  • Member of the infrastructure committee (2009)
  • Member of the organizing committee of the “open day program” of the Faculty of medicine (2014, 2015)
  • Member, English language committee (2017)
  • Member of the panel which reviewed and developed the clinical curriculum (2013)
 
 
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