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Chulananda Dias Abeywickrama Goonasekera Edit Profile

Dean , researcher

Chulananda Dias Abeywickrama Goonasekera, Sri Lankan dean, researcher. Achievements include research in areas of vesico-ureteric reflux in childhood and hypertension. Grantee, National Science Foundation, 2005. Master: Royal College Pediatrics and Child Health London, Royal College Physicians London; fellow: College Anesthesiology of Royal College Surgeons Ireland.

Background

Goonasekera, Chulananda Dias Abeywickrama was born on September 22, 1956 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Chandradasa Dias and Simla Turi (Jayawardende) Goonasekera.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Peradeniya, 1980. Doctor of Medicine in Anesthesiology, Postgraduate Institute Medicine Colombo, 1985. Doctor, Royal College Physicians London, 1987.

Doctor of Philosophy, University College London, 1997. Master of Philosophy, University Peradeniya, 1998.

Career

Research fellow, senior registrar Institute Child Health, London, 1993—1997. Senior lecturer, consultant University Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1997—2004, dean Faculty Medicine, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in areas of vesico-ureteric reflux in childhood and hypertension.

Membership

Master: Royal College Pediatrics and Child Health London, Royal College Physicians London. Fellow: College Anesthesiology of Royal College Surgeons Ireland.

Connections

Married Chullachitra Kankanam Pathiranage, November 26, 1982. Children: Chandhi Suranga, Sanji Tharanga, Savandhi Lavanga.

father:
Chandradasa Dias Goonasekera

mother:
Simla Turi (Jayawardende) Goonasekera

spouse:
Chullachitra Kankanam Pathiranage

children:
Chandhi Suranga Goonasekera

Sanji Tharanga Goonasekera

Savandhi Lavanga Goonasekera