Associate Professor. SP Molligoda entered the University of Colombo in December 1986 as an undergraduate and continued her association with the University by joining the University as an academic after obtaining First Class Honours for his first degree. Senior lecturer SP Dr. Molligoda received her postgraduate qualifications: Master of Philosophy from the University of Peradeniya; Doctor of Medicine from the National Rajasthan Ayurveda University, and completed Ph.D. at the University of Kelaniya.  She serves the University of Colombo as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Ayurveda at present.

During Senior lecturer SP Molligoda ’s tenure in the University of Colombo, She was appointed to various Academic as well as Administrative positions. She has served as the, Senior Assistant student counselor, student counselor, Coordinator of the English Unit, Secretary of the Sectional Committee,  Head of the English language teaching unit, Head of the Department of Basic Principles, Secretary of the  ethical review Committee, Member of the Library Committee, Counselor –Student Art’s subcommittee, Organizing Secretary – International Conference on Unani Ayurveda Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2017. Dr. SP Molligoda expertise includes Ayurveda philosophy, Buddhist Philosophy,  History of Ayurveda, Samhita and she has been honored with various esteemed positions. She has published books and numerous research articles in local and internationally reputed journals.

Senior lecturer SP Molligoda has spent more than 16 years of his life in the ‘University of Colombo’ and his commitment and dedication to the teaching, research, and National development has enabled him to contribute to the development of the ‘University of Colombo’ as well as the nation at large

Qualifications, Fellowships and Certifications

  • Ph.D. 2020

    University of Kelaniya

  • MD (Moulika Siddhanta & Samhita) 2013


  • M. Phil (Philosophy and Psychology) 2004 – 2006

    University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

  • B.A.M.S (first class Hons) 1994

    Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo

  • CTHE - Certificate course in Teaching in Higher Education. 2006

    Staff Development Center, University of Colombo


  • Now

    Senior Lecturer Grade 1

    Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo