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MBBS: 2012 from Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

MPhil: 2018 from Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanaka

PhD (Cum Laude): 2023 from James Cook University, College of Medicine and Dentistry, Australia

Awards:

·         April 2009 – Best Results in 2nd MBBS Examinations – C.E.S.  

               Weerathunge Gold Medal.

·         April 2009 – The Arthur Fernando Memorial Prize for merit

                examination for Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry.

·         April 2009 - The University Scholarship for 2nd MBBS Examination.

·         April 2009 – Distinction in Physiology

·         July 2011- V. Sivalingam Memorial Prize for Parasitology

·         July 2011- Distinction in Parasitology.

·         October 2018- James Cook University Post Graduate Research Stipend Scholarship for Higher Degrees by Research

·         November 2018- K N Seneviratne research award given by the Physiological Society of Sri Lanka for the Best Physiological Research Paper.

·         November 2018- Annual Scientific Session of Physiological Society of Sri Lanka Travel award for 2018 for the Best Physiological Research Paper

·         May 2019- James Cook University Top Up Scholarship for Higher Degrees by Research

·         2019-Appreciation award for the work done in the “Quality Assurance Steering Committee” during the institutional revision in Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya.

·         Recipient of the 2020 PeMSAA-UK Research/Audit/QIP Award for best quality improving research study done in Sri Lanka.

·         Recipient of the 2018, 2019, and 2020 Faculty of Medicine Research Committee Award for Research Publications in Index Journals-Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

·         Recipient of the Publication Grant awarded by the College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, for PhD/HDR students in November 2022.

·         Recipient of the Write-Up Grant awarded by College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University to doctoral students for successful completion of all milestones within 4 years of candidature.

·         Recipient of “Cum Laude” for the Doctoral thesis om “Epidemiology of Diabetes-Related Foot Disease in North Queensland, Australia”

·         Recipient of the award for “Best Poster Presentation” at ANZSVS conference 2023, Cairns ; Risk factors of readmission to hospital following diabetes-related foot disease.

Teaching
  • BM1011: Physiological Systems and Processes 1 (Level 1; TSV & CNS)
  • BM1022: Physiological Systems and Processes 2 (Level 1; CNS & TSV)
  • MD2011: Integrated Human System Pathophysiology Part 1 of 2 (Level 2; TSV & CNS)
Experience
  • 2023 to present - Lecturer, James Cook University (Australia)
  • 2014 to 2022 - Lecturer in Physiology, University of Peradeniya (Sri Lanka)
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