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Pharmaceutical products executive

Colvin De Fonseka Warnasooriya Goonaratna, Sri Lankan pharmaceutical products executive. Fellow National Academy of Sciences, Ceylon College Physicians; member Sri Lanka Medical Association (president 1996), Galle Clinical Society (president 1989), Physiological Society Sri Lanka (president 1988, 89, 90).

Background

Goonaratna, Colvin De Fonseka Warnasooriya was born on September 1, 1937 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Louis De Fonseka Warnasooriya and Charlotte Olivia (Fernando) Goonaratna.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Ceylon, 1962. Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, Royal College Physicians, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Dundee, 1974.

Career

Medical officer Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka, 1962-1970. Lecturer University Ceylon, 1970-1982. Professor University Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 1982-1983, 85-90.

Associate professor University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1983-1985. Chairman State Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Colombo, since 1994.

Membership

Fellow National Academy of Sciences, Ceylon College Physicians. Member Sri Lanka Medical Association (president 1996), Galle Clinical Society (president 1989), Physiological Society Sri Lanka (president 1988, 89, 90).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, conversation, cricket, tennis, medical history.

Connections

Married Weerahennedige Margaret Priscilla Fernando, October 30, 1965. Children: Sheena Deepika, Ayanthi Nilusha.

father:
Louis De Fonseka Warnasooriya Goonaratna

mother:
Charlotte Olivia (Fernando) Goonaratna

spouse:
Weerahennedige Margaret Priscilla Fernando

children:
Sheena Deepika Goonaratna

Ayanthi Nilusha Goonaratna