Our Story

Our Story

Established in May 2017 by the funding of University of Sri Jayewardenepura as part of their Township Master Plan, with the intension of uplifting the university research standards to an international calibre, while expanding benefits for the neighbourhood community. This is in accordance with the Ministry of Health and University Grants Commission adjuring to strengthen the primary care programmes to fulfil future demand in parallel to the rise of non-communicable diseases, malignancies, infections in the region and country. Hence extensive research investigating into local and cultural risk factors for these diseases will be of national importance.

Our Team

Director • Members of the board (a maximum of 5 members) • External member (a maximum of 2) • Co-opted members Chairperson of the Faculty Research Committee – Ex-officio post • Senior Assistant Bursar of the Faculty – Ex-officio post
Dr. J M K C Jeewandara
Dr. J M K C Jeewandara
Director
 DR. G V M C Fernando
DR. G V M C Fernando
Coordinator
Dr. T S P Samaranayake
Dr. T S P Samaranayake
Staff member
Dr. Hiranthini De Silva
Dr. Hiranthini De Silva
Staff member
Dr. C Alahakoon
Dr. C Alahakoon
Staff member
Dr. Kavijaya
Dr. Kavijaya
Research assistant

Our Vision & Mission

To make a “healthy society” by combining local, national and international resources through research and development activities with a view to address the challenges in control, prevention and treatment in infectious diseases, non-communicable disease and cancer.

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