Prof. Amal Vadysinghe
Professor in Forensic Medicine
 
   
Dept. of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of  Peradeniya
amal_vadysinghe@yahoo.com
071-8040320
081-2396605
081-2389106
   
   
Educational Qualifications
Child Abuse, Gender Base Violence & Trauma Pathology
 
Research Interest
Perinatal pathology, Road Traffic Accindent, Emergency and Disaster Management
 
Positions Held
  • Head of the Department- Department of Forensic Medicine (2014-2017)
  • Academic coordinator- College of forensic Pathologists of Sri Lanka (2012, 2013, 2017)
  • Treasure- College of forensic Pathologists of Sri Lanka (2014)
  • Secretary- College of forensic Pathologists of Sri Lanka (2016)
  • Editor- College of forensic Pathologists of Sri Lanka (2015, 2018)
  • Council member- College of forensic Pathologists of Sri Lanka (2002,2005,2012,2013,2014, 2015)
Awards and Memberships
  • Best research – “Is Knowledge on ‘Medico-Legal Aspects of Child Abuse’ adequate among Police Officers who are more than 10 years in police service in central province” in Annual Scientific Sessions of the Medico-Legal Society, Sri Lanka – July 2010
  • Best Case Report - “Better Safe Than Sorry?: A Critical Look at The Prescription of Long-Term Reversible Contraceptives to Teenage Girls in North-Central Province, Sri Lanka; reviewing five cases” in Annual Scientific Sessions of the Medico-Legal Society, Sri Lanka 12th  September 2015
  • Best research Paper – “Comparison of deaths due to lethal weapons during and after civil strife in Sri Lanka: A Medicolegal analysis” in 13th  Annual Academic Sessions-CFPSL February 2015
  • Best Research Paper - “Unnatural Deaths of the Elderly Population of Sri Lanka:A descriptive Analysis” in Annual scientific Session Medicolegal Society of Sri Lanka 27th August. 2016
  • Best Case Report – “Unusual case of suicide with a Modified Trap Gun” in Annual scientific Session Medicolegal Society of Sri Lanka 27th August. 2016
  • Member of the Sri Lanka Medical Association
  • Member of the College of Forensic Pathologists of Sri Lanka (since 2001)
  • Member of the Medico-Legal Society of Sri Lanka (2001)
  • Member of Y Committee of Academic program in Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
  • Member as a Physician  - The Collage of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba (since 2007)

  • Member as a Physician in  Canadian  Medical Association  (since 2007)
  • Member of Board of Study Forensic Medicine Post Graduate Institute of Medicine University of Colombo Sri Lanka (since 2012)
  • Member of the Infrastructure committee (since  2012)
  • Member of the Expert committee on Forensic Testing Laboratory of Sri Lanka Accreditation Board for Conformity Assessment. Sri Lanka
 
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