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Prof. A.R.Wickremasinghe

MBBS (C'bo), MPH(Tulane), PhD(Tulane) , PhD(Louisiana)
Cadre Chair and Professor

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Specialization

: Epidemiology , Biostatiscs

 
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: +94 11 2953411,
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Research Interests :
  • Epidemiology
  • Nutrition
  • Noncommunicable diseases
  • Public Health Policy
  • Disability
Research Publications :
  • Coggon D, Ntani G, Palmer KT, Felli VE, Harari R, Barrero LH, Felknor SA,Gimeno D, Cattrell A, Vargas-Prada S, Bonzini M, Solidaki E, Merisalu E, HabibRR, Sadeghian F, Masood Kadir M, Warnakulasuriya SS, Matsudaira K, Nyantumbu B,Sim MR, Harcombe H, Cox K, Marziale MH, Sarquis LM, Harari F, Freire R, Harari N,Monroy MV, Quintana LA, Rojas M, Salazar Vega EJ, Harris EC, Serra C, MartinezJM, Delclos G, Benavides FG, Carugno M, Ferrario MM, Pesatori AC, Chatzi L,Bitsios P, Kogevinas M, Oha K, Sirk T, Sadeghian A, Peiris-John RJ, Sathiakumar N, Wickremasinghe AR, Yoshimura N, Kelsall HL, Hoe VC, Urquhart DM, Derrett S,McBride D, Herbison P, Gray A. Patterns of multisite pain and associations withrisk factors. Pain. 2013 Sep;154(9):1769-77. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2013.05.039.Epub 2013 May 29. PubMed PMID: 23727463; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3747979
  • Coggon D, Ntani G, Palmer KT, Felli VE, Harari R, Barrero LH, Felknor SA,Gimeno D, Cattrell A, Serra C, Bonzini M, Solidaki E, Merisalu E, Habib RR,Sadeghian F, Masood Kadir M, Warnakulasuriya SS, Matsudaira K, Nyantumbu B, SimMR, Harcombe H, Cox K, Marziale MH, Sarquis LM, Harari F, Freire R, Harari N,Monroy MV, Quintana LA, Rojas M, Salazar Vega EJ, Harris EC, Vargas-Prada S,Martinez JM, Delclos G, Benavides FG, Carugno M, Ferrario MM, Pesatori AC, ChatziL, Bitsios P, Kogevinas M, Oha K, Sirk T, Sadeghian A, Peiris-John RJ,Sathiakumar N, Wickremasinghe AR, Yoshimura N, Kelsall HL, Hoe VC, Urquhart DM,Derrett S, McBride D, Herbison P, Gray A. Disabling musculoskeletal pain inworking populations: is it the job, the person, or the culture? Pain. 2013Jun;154(6):856-63. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2013.02.008. PubMed PMID: 23688828; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC3675684.
  • Cog gon D, Ntani G, Palmer KT, Felli VE, Harari R, Barrero LH, Felknor SA,Gimeno D, Cattrell A, Serra C, Bonzini M, Solidaki E, Merisalu E, Habib RR,Sadeghian F, Kadir M, Warnakulasuriya SS, Matsudaira K, Nyantumbu B, Sim MR,Harcombe H, Cox K, Marziale MH, Sar quis LM, Harari F, Freire R, Harari N, Monroy MV, Quintana LA, Rojas M, Salazar Vega EJ, Harris EC, Vargas - Prada S, MartinezJM, Delclos G, Benavides FG, Carugno M, Ferrario MM, Pesatori AC, Chatzi L,Bitsios P, Kogevinas M, Oha K, Sirk T, Sadeghian A, Peiri s - John RJ, SathiakumarN, Wickremasinghe AR, Yoshimura N, Kielkowski D, Kelsall HL, Hoe VC, Urquhart DM,Derrett S, McBride D, Gray A.The CUPID (Cultural and Psychosocial Influences on Disability) study: methods of data collection and characteristics of stu dysample. PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e39820. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039820. Epub 2012 Jul 6. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2012;7(10). doi:10.1371/annotation/3faf76e5 - f73e - 427f - 9d60 - 8f94939b0f7e. Derett, Sarah [correctedto Derrett, Sarah]. PubMed PMID: 22792189; PubM ed Central PMCID: PMC3391206
  • Kooner JS, Saleheen D, Sim X, Sehmi J, Zhang W, Frossard P, Been LF , Chia KS,Dimas AS, Hassanali N, Jafar T, Jowett JB, Li X, Radha V, Rees SD, Takeuchi F,Young R, Aung T, Basit A, Chidambaram M, Das D, Grundberg E, Hedman AK, HydrieZI, Islam M, Khor CC, Kowlessur S, Kristensen MM, Liju S, Lim WY, Matthews DR,Liu J, Morri s AP, Nica AC, Pinidiyapathirage JM, Prokopenko I, Rasheed A, Samuel M, Shah N, Shera AS, Small KS, Suo C, Wickremasinghe AR, Wong TY, Yang M, ZhangF; DIAGRAM; MuTHER, Abecasis GR, Barnett AH, Caulfield M, Deloukas P, FraylingTM, Froguel P, Kato N, Katulan da P, Kelly MA, Liang J, Mohan V, Sanghera DK,Scott J, Seielstad M, Zimmet PZ, Elliott P, Teo YY, McCarthy MI, Danesh J, TaiES, Chambers JC.Genome - wide association study in individuals of South Asianancestry identifies six new type 2 diabetes susceptibili ty loci. Nat Genet. 2011 Aug 28;43(10):984 - 9. doi: 10.1038/ng.921. PubMed PMID: 21874001; PubMed CentralPMCID: PMC3773920
  • Peiris - John RJ, Wickremasinghe AR. Efficacy of activated charcoal in yellowoleander poisoning. Ceylon Med J. 2008 Jun;53(2):33 - 5. Review. PubMed PMID:18678118
  • Peiris - John RJ, Wanigasuriya JK, Wickremasingh e AR, Dissanayake WP, HittarageA. Exposure to acetylcholinesterase - inhibiti ng pesticides and chronic renal failure. Ceylon Med J. 2006 Mar;51(1):42 - 3. PubMed PMID: 16898042
  • Cherry FF, Sandstead HH, Wickremasinghe AR. Adolescent pregnancy. Weight and zinc supplementation effects. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1993 Mar 15;678:334 - 7. PubMedPMID: 8494277
  • Cherry FF, Sandstead HH, Wickremasinghe AR. Adolescent pregnancy. Zincsupplementation and iron effects. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1993 Mar 15;678:330 - 3. PubMedPMID: 8494276
  • Silva N, Peiris - John R, Wickremasinghe R, Senanayake H, Sathiakumar N.Cadmium a metalloestrogen: are we convinced? J Appl Toxicol. 2012May;32(5):318 - 32. doi: 10.1002/jat.1771. Epub 2011 Dec 12. Review. PubMed PMID:22161274

NEWS AND EVENTS

Dr. B. Kumerendran assumed duties as a Senior Lecturer at Faculty of Medicine ,University of Jaffna from 01-01-2019

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