2020 – “Child Mental Health: Literacy, Burden, Cultural Aspects and Developing Services for Sri Lanka!”
Dr. Miyuru Chandradasa
MBBS (Cbo) MD Psych (C'bo) Child Psych AdvCert (Aus) MRCPsych (UK)
Board Certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (SL)
Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama
Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry – Faculty of Medicine – University of Kelaniya
2019 – “Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation: The Sri Lankan experience”
Dr. Lallindra Gooneratne
MBBS, Dip.Pathology, MD (Haematology), FRCPath(UK)
Consultant Haematologist, Senior Lecturer & Head, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
2018 – An attempt to understand and combat the silent killer in South Asia”
Professor W. M. Tilakaratne BDS, MS, FDSRCS, FRCPath, PhD
Dean and Chair Professor of Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Sciences University of Peradeniya
2017 – “Metabolic Morbidity in obese Children: What can we do?”
Professor Pujitha Wickramasinghe
MBBS (Col), MD (Paed), DCH (Col), PhD (Col) Department of Paediatrics Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo Hon Consultant Paediatrician, Lady Ridgway Hospital, Colombo
2016 – “Emerging risk factors for severe dengue infection”
Dr Kamal Chandima Jeewandera, MBBS, PhD
Lecturer, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
2015 – “Analysis of anaestheticadaptations and observations in Thoracoscopic and Laparoscopic surgeries”
Dr Vasanthi Pinto, MD, FCARCSI, FRCA, Head of the Department & Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
2014 – “Leishmaniasis: a newly established vector borne disease in Sri Lanka”,
Dr Yamuna Deepani Siriwardana, MBBS, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
2013 – “Development of paediatric oncology in Sri Lanka as a speciality: Illustrated by improvement in the outcome of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukeamia (ALL)”, Dr Damayanthi Pieris MBBS, MD, Senior Consultant in Paediatric Oncology, National Cancer Institute – Maharagama
2012 – “Allograft rejection – a novel pathway of CD8 + T-cell cytotoxicity”,
Dr Sivasuriya Sivaganesh, MBBS (Colombo), MS (Colombo), MRCS (Eng), PhD (Cantab), Consultant Surgeon and Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery, University of Colombo
2011 – Unravelling the mysteries of dengue pathogenesis – Dr Neelika Malavige MBBS, MRCP (UK), Dphil (Oxon),Senior Lecturer, Department of Microbiology, University of Sri Jayawardenepura
2010 – Use of stable isotopes in human nutrition research: Sri Lanka experiences.
Dr Manjula Hettiarachchi MBBS (Ruhuna) PhD (Ruhuna), Senior Lecturer in Nuclear Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.
2009 – Systemic lupus erythematosus: Research and experience in a dedicated Lupus Clinic in Sri Lanka – Dr. Priyadarshani Galappatthy, Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology, Honorary Consultant Physician University Lupus Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
2008 – Intimate Partner Violence in the Western Province of Sri Lanka – Dr. M V F Jayasuriya, Lecturer, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
2007 – Mental health of adolescents in Jaffna district and some of their psychosocial correlates – Dr P Lukumar, Consultant Community Physician, Mental Health Unit, Ministry of Healthcare and Nutrition, Colombo.
2006 – Anal sphincter injury due to childbirth: A study of long term morbidity and quality of
life – Prof Nandadeva Samarasekera, Professor in Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
2005 – Tackling Coronary Heart Disease – Lessons from the National Service Framework in England – Prof Sir Charles George, UK
2004 – Steroid Therapy for Nephrotic Syndrome in Childhood – Dr U. K. Jayantha, Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Galle
2003 – Percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy: is it a better therapeutic option in pregnant women with critical mitral stenosis? – Dr Vajira Senaratne, Resident Cardiologist, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo
2002 – Prolactin: The multifaceted hormone revisited – Prof. Kamani H Tennakoon, Associate Professor of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.
2001 – Infections in the 21st Century – Prof. Alasdair Geddes, Professor of Infections, School of Medicine, University of Burmingham, UK.
2000 – Management of battlefield casualties – Dr. Merril Samarasinghe, Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Military Hospital, Colombo.
1999 – Corrosive poisoning and structures – the Sri Lankan experience – Dr. N. Ganeshananthan, Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon, Colombo.
1998 – Colorectal carcinoma – an emerging threat in Sri Lanka – Prof. Dayasiri Fernando, Professor of Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
1997 – Endoscopic Ultrasound – Dr. Kemal Deen, Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya.
1996 – Pathologic anatomy of valve stenosis in rheumatic mitral stenosis – Dr. S.J. Stephan, Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon, Colombo.
1995 – Not awarded
1994 – Intraoperative brain biopsy cytology – Dr. Parakrama Chandrasoma
1993 – Japanese encephalitis: the plague of the east – Dr. Anula Wijesundara, Consultant Physician, Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital.
1992 – Agricultural accidents in north central Sri Lanka – Dr. Gamini Goonathilleke, Sonsultant Surgeon, Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital.
1991 – Not awarded
1990 – Victims of violence – Dr. S. A. Ediriweera
1989 – Alcoholism and heroin addiction in Sri Lanka – Dr. S. Ramachandran, Consultant Physician, General Hospital, Colombo.
1988 – Malaria – the scourge of Polonnaruwa – Dr. Anula Wijesundera
1987 – Acute leukaemia affecting children in Sri Lanka – Dr. R.S. Jayathilleke, Consultant Oncologist, National Institute of Cancer, Maharagama.
1986 – Seventeen years of respiratory care, highlighting some modifications – Dr. A.T.W.P.J. Jayawardene, Consultant Anaesthesiologist.
1985 – Surgical management of tumours of the pituitary gland current progress and challenges for the future in Sri Lanka – Dr. S.H. Sellahewa
1984 – The constricted heart – new concepts on aetiology, pathogenesis and function – Dr. A.T.S. Paul, Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon, General Hospital, Colombo.
1983 – The young diabetic – a clinical review – Dr. S. Ramachandran, Consultant Physician.
1982 – Stroke – a study of admission to General Hospital Colombo – Dr. J.B. Peiris, Consultant Neurologist, General Hospital, Colombo.
1981 – Portal hypertension in Sri Lanka – Dr. S J Stephan, Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon, General Hospital, Colombo.
1980 – Raye’s Syndrome and a Ray’s Syndrome like illness – Dr. J Eric J Ariyathurai, University Department of Paediatrics, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.
1979 – Mitral Stenosis in Sri Lanka – Dr. S.J. Stephan, Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon, General Hospital, Colombo.
1978 – Cardiogenic shock and modern trends in the treatment of acute pump failure associated with myocardial infarction – Dr. T. A. don Michael, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, UCLA, USA.
1977 – Some problems and solutions in oro-pharyngeal carcinoma – Dr. A. Gebrial, Consultant Surgeon, National Institute of Cancer, Maharagama.
1976 – Peripheral Occlusive arterial disease in Sri Lanka – Dr. Mahinda Weerasena, Radiologist, Cardiac Investigation Unit, General Hospital, Colombo.
1975 – Lipoprotein patterns after myocardial infarction – Dr. D. P. Atukorale, Registrar, Cardiology Unit, General Hospital, Colombo.
1974 – Aetiological aspects of oesophageal carcinoma in Sri Lanka – N. Ganeshananthan, Thoracic Surgeon, General Hospital, Rathnapura.
1973 – Pituitary and parapituitary space occupiers – Dr. Darrel Weinman, Neurosurgeon, General Hospital, Colombo.
1972 – Perspectives in nutrition research – Dr. C. Gopalan, Director, National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research, Hydrabad, India.
1971 – Not Awarded
1970 – Congenital cleft lip – Dr. A. P. Sandrasagara
1969 – Pulmonary Abscess in Ceylon – Dr. S.J. Stephan, Thoracic Surgeon, General Hospital, Rathnapura.
1968 – Intracranial tumours in Ceylon – Dr. S.A. Cabraal
1967 – Some restorative procedures in ocular surgery – Dr. P. Sivasubramaniam.
1966 – Life and work of Samuel Chelliah Paul – Mr. Harold Edwards, Surgeon Kings College Hospital London and President Primary FRCS examinations board.