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Medical researcher

Athula Sumathipala, Sri Lankan medical researcher. Achievements include research in cognitive behaviour therapy for patients with medically unexaplied symptoms. Master: Royal College Psychiatrists.

Background

Sumathipala, Athula was born on March 6, 1956 in Galle, Sourthen, Sri Lanka. Son of Dileep and Yvonne Sumathipala.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Faculty Medicine, Colombo, 1980. DFM, Post Graduate Institute Medicine, Colombo, 1985. Doctor of Medicine, Post Graduate Institute Medicine, Colombo, 1990.

Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 2004.

Career

Senior house officer Maudsley Hospital, London, 1993—1994, registrar, 1994—1995, senior registrar, 1995—1997. Researcher Institute Psychiatry, Kings College, University London, 1997—2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in cognitive behaviour therapy for patients with medically unexaplied symptoms.

Membership

Master: Royal College Psychiatrists.

Connections

Married Vijitha Sumathipala, March 6, 1983. Children: Kethakie, Saveera, Mahie.

father:
Dileep Sumathipala

mother:
Yvonne Sumathipala

spouse:
Vijitha Sumathipala

children:
Kethakie Sumathipala

Saveera Sumathipala

Mahie Sumathipala