University of Colombo – Recruitment Team

UNIVERSITY OF COLOMBO – RECRUITMENT TEAM

Dr Prasad Katulanda

Endocrinologist and Senior Lecturer

University of Colombo

Sri Lanka

Principal Investigator

Dr Prasad Katulanda is the Principal Investigator at University of Colombo. He is responsible for the overall supervision of the project and scientific monitoring.

Prasad Katulanda is an Endocrinologist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Colombo, with interests in chronic Non-Communicable Diseases and risk factors, clinical research in diabetes and genetics of diabetes in Asians.

He is also part of the group of consultant physicians running the Professorial Medical Unit of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka and supervisor of several candidates of research degrees.

Dr Godwin Roger Constantine

Cardiologist

University of Colombo

Sri Lanka

Co-Investigator

Godwin Constantine is Co-Investigator at the University of Colombo and will provide support in leading the project and suggesting scientific approaches.

He is a Cardiologist at the National Hospital, Colombo, Head of the Department of Clinical Medicine, and senior lecturer at the University of Colombo.

Dr Gaya Katulanda

Chemical Pathologist

University of Colombo

Sri Lanka

Chemical Pathologist

Dr Gaya Katulanda is a Chemical Pathologist for iHealth-T2D and will provide advice on assay standardisation.

Gaya is currently a Chemical Pathologist at the Medical Research Institute, Ministry of Health.

Dr Ranil Jayawardhana

Nutritionist

Faculty of Medicine

University of Colombo

Sri Lanka

Nutritionist

Dr Ranil Jayawardhana is the senior lecturer and nutrition specialist at the University of Colombo. He will be responsible for the adaptation of dietary documents to the local population and for coordination of actions for community education on food and nutrition.

He has several years of experience as a weight management specialist and clinical researcher. His main clinical and research interest is dietary interventions on non-communicable diseases.

Ms Achini Weerasinghe

Regional Clinical Trial Coordinator

University of Colombo

Sri Lanka

Regional Trial Coordinator

Ms Achini Weerasinghe is the Regional Trial Coordinator at the University of Colombo. She is responsible for the field level monitoring and for project management, including design and conduct of clinical trials.

Achini has a Master’s degree in Sociology and is qualified in Human Resources. She has vast experience in implementing research programmes, in community capacity building, in leadership training, and in health programmes.


Quick Links