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Medical educator , Community medicine specialist

Dulitha Nandanie Fernando, Sri Lankan community medicine specialist, medical educator. Member Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (president section A 1990), Nutrition Society Sri Lanka (president 1988-1989), Sri Lanka Association Community Medicine (president 1995), Sri Lanka Medical Association (treasurer 1989-1990), Sri Lanka Pediatrics Association.

Background

Fernando, Dulitha Nandanie was born on October 29, 1944 in Dondra, Sri Lanka. Daughter of Nandias Sellahewa and Cecilin Balage Silva.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Ceylon, Sri Lanka, 1968. Diploma in Tropical Public Health, University London, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1976.

Career

Medical officer Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka, 1968-1970. Lecturer in community medicine University Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1970-1976, senior lecturer community medicine Sri Lanka, 1976-1989, professor community medicine Sri Lanka, since 1989. Short-term consultant World Health Organization, 1984, 85, 87, 94.

Consultant World Bank Office, Colombo, 1995, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka, United States Agency for International Development Mission in Sri Lanka.

Membership

Member Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (president section A 1990), Nutrition Society Sri Lanka (president 1988-1989), Sri Lanka Association Community Medicine (president 1995), Sri Lanka Medical Association (treasurer 1989-1990), Sri Lanka Pediatrics Association.

Connections

Married Sunith Fernando.

father:
Nandias Sellahewa

mother:
Cecilin Balage Silva

spouse:
Sunith Fernando.