Dr. S. Krishnapradeep
Senior Lecturer
 
   
   
Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
skpradeep2000@gmail.com
+94 81 239 6411
   
   
 
   
Educational /Professional Qualifications
MD(Col), DCH(Col), MRCPCH(UK)
 
Research Interest
  • Paediatric Gastroenterology, Thalassaemia, Communication in health care, medical education
Participation in Continuous medical education programs
  • Workshop on “Introduction of new dengue management guidelines” conducted by Epidemiology unit at Provincial General Hospital Badulla, July 2010.
  • Pre-congress workshop on “Management of Thalassemia” conducted by Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians at Kurunegala, July 2010.
  • Workshop on Paediatric infections conducted by Vaccination forum at Peradeniya, August 2010.
  • Workshop on Introduction of neonatal examination format and diagnosis cads conducted by Family health bureau at Provincial General Hospital Badulla, October 2010.
  • Paediatric Respiratory 1st Annual Session conducted by Childhood Respiratory Disease Study Circle, December 2010.
  • Workshop on “Neonatal infections and management” at Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, July 2011.
  • Participated at the 14th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians and did an oral presentation on “Comparision of adverse events following the administration of two brands of desferrioxamine in thalassemic patients:A randomized controlled trial”, July 2011
  • Workshop on “Growth and maturation” at University of Peradeniya, September 2011.
  • Foundation sessions of Kandy society of Medicine, September 2011.
  • Participated at the Annual sessions of Uva clinical society and did an oral presentation on “Comparision of adverse events following the administration of two brands of desferrioxamine in thalassemic patients: A randomized controlled trial”, November 2011.
  • WHO sponsored workshop on “Training the trainers in the essential new born care” at, Teaching hospital Peradeniya, December 2011.
  • Annual PeMSA medical congress 2012
  • Workshop on “Retinopathy of Prematurity” conducted by College of Ophthalmologists, March 2012.
  • Participated at the 125th Annual Scientific Congress of Sri Lanka Medical association and did a poster presentation on “Neonatal hypothermia and associated factors in a special care baby unit”, July 2012
  • Participated at the 15th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians and did an oral presentation on “Neonatal hypothermia and associated factors at special care baby unit, Teaching hospital, Peradeniya”, August 2012
  • 6th Asian Congress of Paediatric infectious disease at Colombo, November 2012.
  • 3rd Annual Scientific sessions of Childhood respiratory disease study circle at Colombo, February 2013.
  • Attended the 17th Annual Scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians held in July 2014.
  • Attended the post congress workshop by Perinatal society of Sri Lanka held in August 2014
  • Attended a workshop on “Haematological disorders in children” at the 37th Annual academic sessions of The Kandy society of Medicine February 2015.
  • Attended the 37th Annual academic sessions of The Kandy society of Medicine February 2015.
  • MTI induction day 24th September 2015 at Royal college of Paediatrics and Child health
  • Management of Asthma in children-workshop conducted by Royal college of Paediatrics and Child health, UK on 23rd June 2015.
  • Attended the Neonatal Neurology Study Day on 07/03/2016 at Princess Anne Hospital Southampton, UK
  • Attended Paediatric constipation study day organized by University College of London and Great Ormand street hospital in 2016 December.
  • Attended 6th Global Congress for Consensus in Paediatrics and Child Health 2017 sessions held in Colombo in 2017 November.
  • Attended International workshop on Paediatric Allergy & Asthma organized by APAPARI in collaboration with SLCP & University of Peradeniya held in Kandy March 2018.
  • Attended 21st Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians held in September 2018 in Kandy and chaired a symposium.
  • Attended 22nd Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians held in August 2019 in Colombo.
  • Attended the 11th World Congress of the World society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases held in Manilla, Philippines in November 2019.
  • Attended the Abbott 5th Annual Growth Summit in May 2021.
  • Attended the webinar on Thalassaemia and hemoglobinopathy management coordinated by the non-communicable diseases’ bureau of the Ministry of Health of Sri Lanka June 2021
  • Attended the virtual APLS GIC Refresher course organised by the Australian APLS October 2021
Awards and Achievements
  • Dr.Gamini Karunaratne Memorial Prize for the best paper from the outstation hospitals at the 14th Annual scientific Congress of the Srilanka College of Paediatricians August 2011 for the research paper on “Comparison of adverse events following the administration of two brands of desferrioxamine in thalassemic patients:A randomized controlled trial”.
  • Best scientific paper award at the Annual Scientific Sessions of Uva Clinical Society November 2011 for the research paper on “Comparison of adverse events following the administration of two brands of desferrioxamine in thalassemic patients:A randomized controlled trial”.
  • The Oxford International Paediatric Fellowship Program at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford- First Paediatric trainee to receive a fellowship in Paediatrics in prestigious John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals trust, United Kingdom in 2015
  • Nomination in “Reporting excellence” -I was reported twice as being involved with a moment of excellent care/service in the John Radcliffe hospital Oxford “Reporting excellence” section for involving in teaching and contributing to the patient care in 2016.
Guest Lectures
  • Presented a lecture on “Update on Gastro-esophageal reflux in children” for the monthly clinical update of Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians at Lady Ridgeway Hospital Colombo in June 2018.
  • Presented a lecture on “Update on Gastro-esophageal reflux in children” for the monthly clinical update of the clinical society of Srimavo Bandaranayake specialised children hospital Peradeniya in April 2019.
  • Presented a lecture on “Communication in Thalassaemia prevention” at the National Thalassaemia conference organized by The Kandy Society of Medicine in May 2019.
  • Presented a lecture on “Communication in health care” at the Asiri hospitals organized by the Sri Lanka Medical Association” May 2019.
  • Presented a lecture on “Patient safety in Health care” at the regional scientific sessions held at Batticaloa by the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians June 2019.
  • Presented a lecture on “My child is limping” at the “What to do in Paediatrics” seminar organized by The Kandy Society of Medicine in June 2019.
  • Presented a lecture on “Infantile colic” at the regional scientific sessions held at Hambantota by the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians October 2019.
  • Presented a lecture on “What to do in common paediatric problems” at the Public Health Seminar organised by the Kandy Society of Medicine in October 2019.
  • Presented a lecture on “Patient safety in Health care” in the CME program at the Nawalapitiya Clinical Society in February 2020.
  • Presented a lecture on “Patient safety in Health care” in the CME program at the Kandy Society of Medicine in April 2020.
  • Presented a virtual lecture on “Evaluation of a child with chronic diarrhea” in the CME program organised by the Paediatric Nutrition Knowledge centre in November 2020.
  • Presented a virtual lecture on “The limping child: Paediatricians’ perspective” in the CME program organised by the Paediatric Nutrition Knowledge centre in July 2021
  • Presented a lecture on “New friends in health and diseases: The gut microbiota” in the CME program at the Kandy Society of Medicine in July 2021
  • Contributed as a lecturer and a resource person in the workshop conducted by Sri Lanka Medical association on “Enriching clinical acumen with communication skills” August 2021.
  • Presented a lecture to school teachers on “Back to school to build a happy future” organised by Ministry of Education October 2021.
 
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