Family Medicine & Medical Science Research

Family Medicine & Medical Science Research
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Jayaratne SD

Jayaratne SD

Jayaratne SD Department of Pharmacology Faculty of Medical Sciences University of Sri Jayewardenepura Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

Shanthilal Devapriya Jayaratne MBBS, MD, FRCP, FCCP (known as S. D. Jayaratne) is a professor of medicine at University of Sri Jayewardenepura and the current Chairman of State Pharmaceuticals Corporation of Sri Lanka (SPC) and State Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Corporation (SPMC).  After completing his internship at the then General Hospital Colombo (currently National Hospital of Sri Lanka) he was appointed to Kurunegala Hospital. At a later stage he was attached to Panadura Hospital too. Later for post graduate higher education studies, Jayaratne went to United Kingdom and after completion and upon arrival back to Sri Lanka joined Ragama Hospital and worked as a Specialist Doctor. Later when University of Sri Jayewardenepura opened its Faculty of Medical Sciences, he joined it as a senior lecturer while doing clinical work at the Kalubowila Hospital.
Research Interest

Acute poisoning; Health problem; Pesticides

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