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Dental educator

Athula Jayantha Pitigala-Arachchi, Sri Lankan dental educator. Recipient scholarship Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, United Kingdom, 1984, fellowship World Health Organization, 1991, fellowship World Health Organization, The Netherlands, 1991. Member Sri Lanka Dental Association, Federation University Teachers' Association (general secretary 1995-1997), College Dentistry and Stomatology, British Scholars Association Sri Lanka.

Background

Pitigala-Arachchi, Athula Jayantha was born on August 21, 1956 in Kalutara, Sri Lanka. Son of Chandanahamy and Babynona (Hewa) Pitigala-A.

Education

Bachelor of Dental Science, University Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bristol, England, 1988.

Career

Lecturer University Peradeniya, 1980-1984. Researcher University Bristol, 1984-1988. Senior lecturer University Peradeniya, since 1988.

Head department basic science University Peradeniya, since 1995, senate member, since 1988, secretary curriculum committee Faculty of Dental Sciences, since 1994.

Membership

Member Sri Lanka Dental Association, Federation University Teachers' Association (general secretary 1995-1997), College Dentistry and Stomatology, British Scholars Association Sri Lanka.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, fishing.

Connections

Married Dineli Anusha Kumari Nugegoda, November 30, 1983. 1 child, Layanvi.

father:
Chandanahamy Pitigala-A.

mother:
Babynona (Hewa) Pitigala-A.

spouse:
Dineli Anusha Kumari Nugegoda

child:
Layanvi Pitigala-Arachchi