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Gervin Panduka Samarawickrama Edit Profile

academic administrator , Medical educator

Gervin Panduka Samarawickrama, Sri Lankan academic administrator, medical educator. World Health Organization fellow, London, 1974-1979. Member Sri Lanka Medical Association, Sri Lanka American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

Samarawickrama, Gervin Panduka was born on July 5, 1938 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Stephen and Darlina (Wijeratne) Samarawickrama.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Ceylon, Sri Lanka, 1967. Master of Science, University London, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit, Surrey, England, 1979.

Career

Medical officer-in-charge Veneral Diseases Clinic, Galle, Sri Lanka, 1968-1969, Government Hospital, Hurikaduwa, Sri Lanka, 1969-1971. Lecturer, then senior lecturer University Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1971-1980. Professor community medicine University Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, since 1980, vice chancellor Sri Lanka, since 1982.

Visiting professor Postgraduate Institute Medicine, Colombo, since 1980, member board study community medicine. Chairman committee vice-chancellors and directors, Sri Lanka, 1985, University Grants Commission. Member task force World Health Organization, Stockholm, 1981.

Board directors State Mortgage and Investment Bank of Sri Lanka.

Membership

Member Sri Lanka Medical Association, Sri Lanka American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Badminton, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Sunethra Manthri Kehelpannala, July 11, 1966. 1 child, Rajeeva.

father:
Stephen Samarawickrama

mother:
Darlina (Wijeratne) Samarawickrama

spouse:
Sunethra Manthri Kehelpannala

child:
Rajeeva Samarawickrama