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physician , Sri Lankan government official

Sri Ramachandra Kottegoda, Sri Lankan government official, physician. Rockefeller Foundation fellow, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958; Commonwealth fellow London Universities Association, 1967.

Background

Kottegoda, Sri Ramachandra was born on November 12, 1919 in Tebuwana, Sri Lanka. Son of Don and Clara Caroline (Wijesinghe) Kottegoda.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University London, 1942. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Ceylon, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford University, 1954.

Doctor of Science (honorary), University Colombo, Ceylon, 1985.

Career

Medical officer Government Health Services, Colombo, Ceylon, 1947-1949. Lecturer in pharmacology University Ceylon, 1949-1968. Professor pharmacology University Colombo, 1968-1982, professor emeritus, 1984.

Research fellow National University Singapore, 1982-1986. National coordinator health services/research Ministry of Sri Lanka, Kalutara, since 1987. Visiting professor National University Singapore, 1981.

Member medical ethics committee Ayurvedic Research, Colombo, 1987.

Membership

Fellow of the Faculty of Anaesthetists of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, member Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (president 1979), Sri Lanka Academy of Sciences (president 1981-1982), Physiological Society London, Physiological Society Sri Lanka (various committees), British Pharmacol. Clubs: Sinhalese Sports.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, gardening.

Connections

Married Rambukpota Damayanthi, May 12, 1950. Children: Indira Savithri, Sripal Mevan, Chandrika Sepali, Samudra Ruvan.

father:
Don Kottegoda

mother:
Clara Caroline (Wijesinghe) Kottegoda

spouse:
Rambukpota Damayanthi

children:
Indira Savithri Kottegoda

Sripal Mevan Kottegoda

Chandrika Sepali Kottegoda

Samudra Ruvan Kottegoda