BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Gnanaselvam Kisokanth entered the University of Sri Jayewardenepura in August 2005 as an undergraduate in BSc in Nursing Degree Programe (First batch in Sri Lanka) and obtained Second Class Upper Division Honours for his first degree. Then, he has jointed to Faculty of Health Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lankan as an academic (From 2011-2019). Dr. G Kisokanth received his postgraduate qualifications such as PG Certificate in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Colombo; and PhD in Community Medicine from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. At present, he serves the University of Colombo as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Clinical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing.

During Dr. Kisokanth’s tenure in the Eastern University, Sri Lanka, he was appointed to various Academic as well as Administrative positions. He has served as the academic sub-warden, student counselor, Coordinator of the BSc Nursing External Degree Programme and Member of Ethic Review Committee, Faculty of Health Care Sciences.

Dr. Kisokanth’s expertise includes Diabetes Nurse Case management and Diabetes Education. He has published a books on “Diabetes and Society’ in Tamil and numerous research articles in local and internationally reputed journals.

Qualifications, Fellowships and Certifications

  • PhD 2017

    Doctor of Philosophy Degree

    University of Sri Jayewardenepura

  • 2014

    Postgraduate Certificate Course in Human Nutrition and Dietetics

    University of Colombo

  • BScN (Hons) 2010

    BSc in Nursing (Special) Degree - Second Class Upper Division Honours

    Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawilla, Nugegoda

Positions

  • Present2020

    Head of the Department

    Department of Clinical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • Present2020

    Chairperson

    Internal Quality Assurance Cell of the Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • Present2020

    Academic Adviser

    Department of Clinical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • Present2020

    Secretary

    Research Committee, Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • Present 2020

    Member

    Curriculum Development and Evaluation Committee, Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • Present 2020

    Steering Committee Member

    Center for Gender Equality (CGE) in the University of Colombo

  • Present 2020

    Standing Committee Member

    Center for Quality Assurance (CQA) in the University of Colombo

  • 2019 2017

    Member of Ethic Review Committee

    Faculty of Health Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka

  • 20192017

    Coordinator

    BSc Nursing (External) Degree programme, Department of Supplementary of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health - Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka