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President’s Awards for Scientific Publication

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Twenty three members of the academic staff of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya received President’s Awards for Scientific Publication in the year 2015, at a ceremony held on 6 November 2017, graced by His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, the President of Sri Lanka, and Hon Lakshman Senewirathna, State Minister of Science, Technology & Research. These awards are considered the nation’s most prestigious awards for scientists. The awards ceremony was jointly organized by the National Research Council, the Ministry of Science, Technology & Research and the Presidential Secretariat.

With a total of 25 award winners, this year too, our Faculty has remained among those Faculties with the highest number of recipients. 

List of award winners

Name Department Designation
Prof W Abeyewickreme Parasitology Professor (retired)
Dr M Chandrathilake Medical Education Senior Lecturer
Dr A S Dassanayake Pharmacology Senior Lecturer
Prof H A de Silva Pharmacology Professor
Prof H J de Silva Medicine Senior Professor
Prof N R de Silva Parasitology Senior Professor
Prof N M Devanarayana Physiology Professor
Dr T D Dias Obstetrics & Gynaecology Senior Lecturer
Dr N Gunathilaka Parasitology Senior Lecturer
Prof N K Gunawardena Parasitology Professor
Prof YINS Gunawardene Molecular Medicine Unit Professor
Dr S F Jayamanne Medicine Senior Lecturer
Dr A Kasturiratne Public Health Senior Lecturer
Dr C A H Liyanage Surgery Senior Lecturer (resigned)
Dr S Mettananda Paediatrics Senior Lecturer
Dr M A Niriella Medicine Senior Lecturer
Dr M J Pinidiyapathirage Public Health Senior Lecturer (resigned)
Prof A Premawardhena Medicine Professor
Prof S Rajindrajith Paediatrics Professor
Dr R C Siriwardana Surgery Senior Lecturer
Prof A R Wickremasinghe Public Health Professor
Dr C A Wijesinghe Psychiatry Lecturer (resigned)
Prof S S Williams Psychiatry Professor
     
Dr Y U Senanayake Medicine Research Assistant
Dr B Wijewickrema Medicine Research Assistant
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