Deepal Jayamanne

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Deepal Jayamanne

Program: PhD

Dr.B.D.W.Jayamanne is enrolled in the Ph.D. programme at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Dr. Deepal is a medical doctor by profession, currently working as a lecturer at the Department of Public Health of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. He graduated from the same university. He has been trained in Health Informatics and has more than 6 years of experience in the Sri Lankan Public Health system. He holds two Masters in Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics.

Deepal’s research interests are public health, infectious diseases (Dengue, TB), medical statistics, Spatio-temporal epidemiology, pediatrics, psychiatry, NCD, physical activity and clinical medicine. His current research works are on physical activity and their geospatial correlates and Spatio-temporal epidemiology on snake bites and NCD. 

University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Established in 1959, the University of Kelaniya is a leading state university in Sri Lanka, organised in six Faculties and 44 departments that deliver higher education to approximately 38,000 students. The Faculty of Medicine, established in 1991, is situated in Ragama. The Faculty’s main clinical training centre is the Colombo North Teaching Hospital, one of the largest teaching hospitals in Sri Lanka. The Faculty of Medicine aspires to be an internationally recognised institution of higher education in a culture of excellence and integrity that helps generating and disseminating knowledge.

www.kln.ac.lk

University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Established in 1959, the University of Kelaniya is a leading state university in Sri Lanka, organised in six Faculties and 44 departments that deliver higher education to approximately 38,000 students. The Faculty of Medicine, established in 1991, is situated in Ragama. The Faculty’s main clinical training centre is the Colombo North Teaching Hospital, one of the largest teaching hospitals in Sri Lanka. The Faculty of Medicine aspires to be an internationally recognised institution of higher education in a culture of excellence and integrity that helps generating and disseminating knowledge.

www.kln.ac.lk