Appointments

  • present2009

    Professor

    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • present2003

    Consultant Physician

    National Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • present2014

    Deputy Director

    Postgraduate Institute of Medicine

  • endstart

    Chairperson

    Clinical Sciences Stream

  • endstart

    Director

    Curriculum Implementation Unit

  • present2010

    Director

    Network Operations Centre

  • present2003

    Consultant Physician

    Acute Medicine, United Lincolnshire NHS Trust, UK.

  • 20092008

    Head

    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • 20092004

    Head

    Virtual Learning Centre , Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • 20112008

    Chairperson

    Web Committee, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • 20092006

    Director

    Local Technical Secretariat, IRQUE Project , University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • 20122008

    Coordinator

    University of Colombo Corporate Plan

  • 20152011

    Coordinator

    University of Colombo Corporate Plan

  • end2009

    Coordinator

    University of Colombo- Institutional Quality Assurance Review

Memberships

  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • Fellow, Ceylon College of Physicians
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Member of the World Association of Medical Editors (www.WAME.org)
  • Founding Editor, International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science. Available online http://www.ijciis.org/
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Clinical Practice
  • Editor, University of Colombo Newsletter. Available online www.cmb.ac.lk/newsletter
  • Editorial Board Member, Core Evidence. http://www.dovepress.com/core-evidence-journal
  • Editorial Board Member and Reviewer for Scientific Journals International

Examiner/ Chief Examiner /Supervisor

Undergraduate

  • Examiner for the clinical components of the final MBBS examinations
  • Examiner for student Elective Project and Community Stream student research project viva voce examinations
  • Processing of examination marks, preparation of mark sheets and results sheets of all examinations in the Faculty of Medicine
  • External examiner for the final MBBS examinations in other medical faculties in Sri Lanka (Universities of Ruhuna, Sri Jayawardanepura and Ragama)
  • Examiner for the competency examination for foreign medical graduates conducted by the Sri Lanka Medical Council

Postgraduate

  • Examiner at the MRCP (UK) PACES examination
  • Examiner at the qualifying examination for the MD Medicine training program March 2008, May 2010
  • Examiner at the MD Medicine
  • Coordination of the MD Medicine Clinical Examination – Duties involve finding and preparation of patients for the clinical component of the examination
  • Examiner and supervisor for the Certificate Course for Proficiency in Computer Science for Doctors conducted 3 monthly by the Post Graduate Institute of Medicine
  • Examiner at the Postgraduate Diploma in Critical Care, conducted by the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine in March 2010
  • Reviewer for MD trainees’ casebooks
  • Supervisor, MSc programme, Health Development Research Programme, University of Colombo
  • Supervisor, MSc in Molecular Biology, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Colombo
  • Coordinator, Research programme for MD Medicine trainees, National Hospital, Colombo 2008-2009
  • Educational and Clinical Supervisor, Foundation Doctors training programme, East Midlands Deanery, UK

Other Activities

  • Participated in numerous staff training workshops / sessions in the Faculty of Medicine, on medical education, ethics
  • As member of the ethics review committee, responsible for reviewing and approval of research proposals – The Ethics Review Committee of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo is responsible for reviewing and granting ethical approval for all research projects of members of the Faculty as well as external researchers. Each member independently reviews a minimum of 1-2 research projects per month
  • As committee member of module committees, responsible for curriculum development, planning and coordinating teaching activities, participation in teaching activities