|Qualifications||MBBS(Cey), M.S(S. Cal), MPh(Harv), DPS (Geneva), FCCPSL, FCMASL, FCGP (SL)|
|Present Post||Head, Accreditation Unit
WHO Director-General Special Envoy for COVID-19 Preparedness and Response for SEAR
|Previous Posts||Former Chairman of National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol in Sri Lanka
Past President of the Sri Lanka Medical Association
Chairman and Member, Sri Lanka Medical Council
|Experience||Dr Palitha Abeykoon is the Chairman of the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA), Past President of the Sri Lanka Medical Association and a Senior Research Fellow of the National Science Foundation (NSF). He serves on the Board of the National Medicines Authority of Sri Lanka and is also an Advisor in Health Research to the Regional Director of the WHO South East Region. Dr. Abeykoon is a medical graduate from Sri Lanka. He has had post graduate education and training in medical education and public health in the University of Southern California and then in the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston where he was also a Taro Takemi Senior Fellow. His professional career started as a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine in Sri Lanka after which he joined the World Health Organization as Advisor in Human Resources for Health in Nepal and then in Indonesia. Moving to the WHO Regional Office in New Delhi he was first the Regional Advisor in Human Resources and then Director of Health Systems Development and later Director of Non Communicable Diseases. He is a Fellow of the College of General Practitioners, the College of Community Physicians, the College of Medical Education and also of the College of Medical Administrators of Sri Lanka. He was awarded the prestigious Fred Katz Memorial Gold Medal of the Australia – New Zealand Medical Association for his contribution to Medical Education and Health Development in Asia and Pacific. Some of Dr. Abeykoon’s other relevant current and recent institutional affiliations include: • President- Sri Lanka Medical Association • Chairman and Member, Sri Lanka Medical Council • Trustee – College of Medical Education of Sri Lanka • Advisor, World Health Organization South East Asia Public Health Network (SEAPHEIN)|
|Qualifications||MBBS, MS, FRCOG, FSLCOG, FCGP|
|Present Post||Emeritus Professor, University of Sri Jayewardenepura|
|Previous Posts||Director Planning, University Grants Commission
Member, Standing Committee on Quality Assurance, University Grants Commission
Director, Postgraduate Institute of Indigenous Medicine
Director Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Sir General Kotelawala Defense University
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Peradeniy
|Experience||Many years of experience in undergraduate/postgraduate teaching, assessments, curricular development, evaluation, recognition and accreditation of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Has received training in above areas|
|Present Post||Senior Professor of Anatomy & Dean,
Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
|Previous Posts||Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura|
|Experience||Trained and has more than 15 years’ experience as an undergraduate programme reviewer and conducted several programme reviews of QAC, UGC|
|Qualifications||MBBS, Dip. Psychology, MMEd, PhD|
|Present Post||Professor in Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
Director, Centre for Quality Assurance, University of Colombo
Visiting Professor, Centre for Medical Education, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
|Previous Posts||Assistant Director, Centre for Medical Education, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Consultant, National Education Commission of Sri Lanka
Member and Reviewer, Standing Committee on Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka
Human Resources Manager/Consultant, Higher Education for the Twenty-first Century Project, Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka
Senior Lecturer in Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
Researcher, Centre for Medical Education, University of Dundee, UK
|Experience||More than 20 years of experience in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education, staff development, curriculum development and evaluation and educational research, both nationally and internationally. He was a co-editor of the revised Sri Lanka Qualification Framework (SLQF) and contributed to the development of Quality Assurance Manuals for higher education institutes in the country. He is also on the WFME list of Independent Advisors for prospective accreditation agencies.|
|Qualifications||MBBS, PhD, PGDip., CTHE|
|Present Post||Senior Lecturer in Medical Education, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo.
Member, Academic Affairs Accreditation and Examinations Committee, PGIM.
Chair, Career Guidance Unit, PGIM.
Secretary, Sp. Board in Biomedical Informatics, PGIM.
Hon. Treasurer, Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka.
|Experience||Dr Siribaddana has more than 15 years of experience within the university system and has led the Medical Education Resource Centre of the PGIM. He has conducted many trainer training and examiner training programmes at the PGIM and in other Universities. His research interests include technology use in education, blended learning, health information systems, research methods and ICT4D. He also serves as the lead of the Commonwealth Digital Health Awards since 2016 on behalf of the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health. Dr Siribaddana has published extensively on both medical education and digital health in reputed international journals.|