Dr.Kaumadi Karunagoda, graduated from Institute of Indigenous Medicine (IIM), University of Colombo, Rajagiriya in 2005 with a first class at the BAMS final exam obtaining Distinctions in Kayachikitsa and Deshiya chikitsa. During her five years as an undergraduate, she was awarded with Dr. Jayantha Edirisinghe prize for the best student in every year considering exemplary performances.
She had followed Doctor of Medicine in Ayurveda (Stee roga Prasuthithantra) in Gujarath Ayurveda University, India and graduated in 2010. Since 2016,she is holding a position of Senior Lecturer Grade 1 in unit of Prasuthithantra Kaumarabrithya, institute of Indigenous Medicine. During her career in the institute she was appointed as the head, unit of Prasuthithantra Kaumarabrithya for consecutive 6 years (2012-2018), warden, Girls Hostel, secretary Ethics Review committee, IIM and now holds the post of secretary, Ayurveda Sectional committee, IIM.
She currently involves in being a medical educator, supervisor, lead trainer, and chair of the speciality board Stree roga Prasuthithantra of Postgraduate Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo. She has many publications in index, peer reviewed journals and has authored many books on several areas.
Dr. Karunagoda also works as an honorary Consultant Ayurveda Obstetrician and Gynaecologist attached to the National Ayurveda Teaching Hospital, Borella. She is an active member of Sir Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Section A, appointed as Secretary (year 2019, 2020) and vice president in 2021.
Her special interests are subfertility, antenatal care, uterine fibroids and other gynaecological disorders. She is a quintessential medical professional, researcher and an educator who is working with a vision towards ensuring respectful medical care to women throughout their life.