Academic Staff – Department of Microbiology
HeadDepartment of Microbiology

Dr. Nayani Prasangika Weerasinghe


MBBS(Ruhuna), Pg. Dip. Med Micro(Col.), MD Med Micro(Col.)


Senior Lecturer – Grade 11


Special Interests: Infectious Diseases and diabetes, Infection Prevention & Control, Antimicrobial resistance


Internal Teaching Commitments:

  • MBBS ,BSc MLS ,BSc Pharmacy

External Teaching Commitments

  • Diploma Training of Public Health Inspectors, Regional Health Training Center, Provincial Director of health Services – Southern Province.

E-mail: nayanipw@yahoo.com

Office: 091 2234801/803

Intercom extension: 268


Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C5&q=nayani+weerasinghe&btnG=


Research gate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Nayani_Weerasinghe


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Prof. Ajith de Silva Nagahawatte


• 1992 – MBBS (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)
• 1996 – Diploma in Medical Microbiology, (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.)
• 2000 – MD Medical Microbiology, (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.)
• 2002 – Board-certified Specialist in Medical Microbiology


Professor of Microbiology.


Special Interests: Research in Tuberculosis, Dengue and other infectious diseases, Infection Control and Outbreak Investigation, Antimicrobial Resistance Undifferentiated Febrile illnesses, Superficial fungal infections, Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Research Ethics


Teaching commitments:

  • MBBS (Faculty of Medicine)
  • Medical Laboratory Science Degree Programme (Faculty of AHS)
  • Pharmacy Degree Programme (Faculty of AHS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Microbiology (PGIM, Colombo)

E-mail: ajithnagahawatte@yahoo.co.uk

Mobile: +094 71 2288615

Intercom Extension: 261


Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=wvPKtc8AAAAJ&hl=en


Research Gate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ajith_Nagahawatte


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Dr. W. M. D. Gaya Bandara Wijayaratne


MBBS(Ruhuna), Pg. Dip. Med Micro(Col.), MD Med Micro(Col.)


Senior Lecturer Grade I & Head of Department


Special interests: Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, Infection Prevention & Control.


Internal Teaching Commitments:

  • MBBS ,BSc ,MLS ,BSc Nursing ,BSc Pharmacy

External Teaching Commitments

  • Postgraduate teaching in Medical Microbiology and Pathology, PGIM, University of Colombo
  • Diploma Training of Public Health Inspectors, Regional Health Training Center, Provincial Director of Health Services – Southern Province.
  • Student Nurses at Nurses Training School, Galle

Email: gayabw@yahoo.co.uk , bandara@med.ruh.ac.lk Office: 091 2234801/803
Intercom Extension: 263


Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?authuser=1&user=pxbrJPAAAAAJ


Research Gate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Weerasinghe_Wijayaratne/scores


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Dr. Sunethra Gunasena


MBBS(Colombo), Pg. Dip. Med Micro (Col.), MD Med Micro (Col.)


Senior Lecturer – Grade 1


Special Interests: Medical Virology, Infectious Diseases, Surveillance


Teaching Commitment:

  • Internal teaching commitments:
    • MBBS
    • BSc MLS
  • External teaching commitments:
    • Post graduate teaching in Diploma in Medical Microbiology PGIM, University of Colombo.
    • Diploma Training of Public Health Inspectors, Regional Health Training Center, Provincial Director of health Services, Southern Province.

Email: sunethra.gunasena@gmail.com, sunethra@med.ruh.ac.lk

Office: 091 2234801/803

Intercom Extension: 265


Research Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/scientificontributions/59141723_S_Gunasena


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Dr. H Harshani P M J Thabrew


MBBS (Ruhuna), Diploma in Medical Microbiology (Colombo), MD in Medical Microbiology (Colombo)


Lecturer


Special Interest: Medical Mycology – Invasive fungal infections, Aspergillosis, Histoplasmosis, Chromoblastomycosis, Dermatomycosis, therapeutic drug monitoring of antifungals, Antifungal sensitivity testing, Immunological basis of fungal infections.


Teaching commitments:

  • MBBS ,BSc MLS ,BSc Nursing ,BSc Pharmacy

Email: harshanipj@gmail.com

Mobile: 0718411697

Intercom Extension: 265


Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=uBdycJsAAAAJ


Research gate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Harshani_Thabrew


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Dr. Subodha Wickramasinghe


MBBS(Ruhuna), Pg.Dip. Med. Micro.(Colombo), MD Medical Microbiology(Colombo).


Lecturer


Special Interest: Hospital acquired infections, Infection prevention & control, Infectious diseases.

Teaching Commitment

  • Internal teaching commitments
    • MBBS
    • BSc MLS
    • BSc Nursing
    • BSc Pharmacy
  • External teaching commitments
    • Diploma Training of Public Health Inspectors,
    • Regional Health Training Center,
    • Provincial Director of health Services – Southern Province.

E-mail: subodhawick@yahoo.com, subodhawick@med.ruh.ac.lk

Office:091 2234801/803

Extension: 262


Research gate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Wickramasinghe_Ss/stats/report/weekly/2020-03-29


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Non Academic Staff-Department of Microbiology
R. M. Esha Kanchana


G.C.E. A/L


Senior Staff Management Assistant


E-mail: kanchanarm@admin.ruh.ac.lk

Intercom Extension: 262

H. K. T. A. Gunasekara


B.Sc. ( Natural Sciences), Diploma in Agriculture


Staff Technical Officer


E-mail: gunasekarahk@admin.ruh.ac.lk

Intercom Extension : 264, 267


Microbiology: Mycology

G. N. T. Dharmasiri


Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology


Staff Technical Officer


E-mail: dharmasirign@admin.ruh.ac.lk

Intercom Extension: 264, 267


Microbiolog: Mycobacteriology

N. C. A. Gunasekara


G.C.E. A/L, MLT Grade 111 NAITA


Technical Officer Grade 11A


E-mail: gunasekaranc@admin.ruh.ac.lk

Intercom Extension: 264, 267


Microbiology: Molecular Biology

T. J. L. Padmani


G.C.E. A/L


Staff Technical Officer


E-mail: padmanijl@admin.ruh.ac.lk

Intercom Extension: 264, 267


Microbiology: Bacteriology

P. W. Sisira


G.C.E. O/L


Lab Attendant ( Special Grade)


E-mail: sisirapw@admin.ruh.ac.lk

Intercom Extension: 264, 267

A. Dayalatha


G.C.E. A/L


Lab Attendant ( Special Grade)


E-mail: dayalathaa@admin.ruh.ac.lk

Intercom Extension: 264, 267

Dhanushka Sampath Gurusinghe


G.C.E. A/L


Work Aid


E-mail: gurusingheds@admin.ruh.ac.lk

Intercom Extension: 264, 267

Prathapa Perera


G.C.E A/L


Work Aid


E-mail: prathapapp@admin.ruh.ac.lk

Intercom Extension: 264, 267