Sahani Weerasekara is currently working as a lecturer (Probationary) attached to the Department of Allied Sciences, Institute of Indigenous Medicine since 8th of November 2016. She received her primary education from Little Flower Convent, Bandarawela and secondary education from Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo. Sahani Weerasekara entered the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo in 2003 as an undergraduate and obtained 03 first classes and 02 second upper divisions during the 5 years of her academic period. After completion of the internship period, she served the university as a temporary demonstrator for 01year and 03 months and worked as a Government Ayurveda Medical Officer at Ayurveda Central Dispensary, Haliela and Bandaranaike Memorial Ayurveda Research Institute for nearly 2 ½ years

Qualifications, Fellowships and Certifications

  • BAMS (Hons.) Degree

  • Followed a Certificate Course on “Research Methods for Professionals” at CUCEC

    University of Colombo

  • Participated in the workshop on “ Introduction to Laboratory Animal Science” 2003

    Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal science, University of Sri Jayawardhanapura

  • Followed a Certificate Course on “Research Proposal Development”


  • Completed Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE) with SEDA accreditation


  • Now

    Lecturer (Probationary)

    Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo