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Eugene Ramyawathie Wikramanayake Edit Profile

anatomy and human genetics educator

Eugene Ramyawathie Wikramanayake, Sri Lankan anatomy and human genetics educator. Recipient Commonwealth scholarship, University Glasgow, 1975-1976, senior medical fellowship, 1987-1988, Travel award Welcome Trust, United Kingdom, 1995.

Background

Wikramanayake, Eugene Ramyawathie was born on February 1, 1933 in Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Daughter of John Francis and Dora Grace (Perera) Jayasekera.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Ceylon, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Glasgow, 1968.

Career

Medical officer, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka, 1959-1962; lecturer in anatomy, U. Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1962-1968; senior lecturer in anatomy, U. Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1968-1979; associate professor, U. Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1979-1982; professor in anatomy, U. Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, since 1982. Honorary registrar in genetics, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill, Glasgow, 1975-1976. Examiner in surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, since 1985.

External examiner for postgraduates, U. Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1988.

Membership

President Sri Lanka Federation of University Women, Kandy, 1989, committee member, since 1977. Participant National Convention on Women's Studies, 1990. Member Kandy Society of Medicine (life), Royal Asiatic Society Sri Lanka, Sri Landa Philosophical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: reading Buddhist philosophy.

Connections

Married Thomas Walter Wikramanayake, January 22, 1959. Three children.

father:
John Francis Jayasekera

mother:
Dora Grace (Perera) Jayasekera

spouse:
Thomas Walter Wikramanayake