Dr. Romain Shanil Perera

Dr. Romain Shanil Perera

Probationary Lecturer, Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine

CONTACTS

PHONE : 00-94-77-6975402

EMAIL:  romainsperera@gmail.com

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) with a Second Class (Lower Division) – Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo (2006).

  • Introductory Basic Sciences Stream – Second Class (Lower Division)
  • Clinical Sciences Stream – Second Class (Lower Division)
  • Community Stream – Second Class (Lower Division)

Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE) by the Staff Development Centre, University of Colombo (2010)

Staff Education and Development Association (SEDA) Qualification , 2010

Diploma in Information Technology – British Computer Society Professional Examinations , 2001

CURRENT APPOINTMENT

  • Lecturer (Probationary), Allied Health Sciences Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo –(07/2009

POSITIONS

  • Assistant Treasurer – Colombo Medical School Alumni Association – (10/2012 – to date)

PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS

  • Medical Officer, Thalassaemia Unit, Teaching Hospital, Anuradhapura – March 2009 to July 2009
  • Resident House Officer, Ward 11, Paediatric Surgical Unit, Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children – December 2008 to March 2009
  • Intern House Officer, Ward 11, Paediatric Surgical Unit, Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children – October 2008 to December 2008
  • Intern House Officer, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, De Soysa Hospital for Women Colombo – April 2008 to October 2008
  • Intern House Officer, Ward 11, Paediatric Surgical Unit, Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children – January 2008 to April 2008
  • Medical Research Associate , Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo – November 2006 to May 2007

BOOK CHAPERTS

Perera GLRS, Ranasinghe GC. Exercise for your day today life. In: Wijeyaratne C, Wickramasinghe P, eds. Hand Book for Health Educator Staff. Nirogi Lanka Project. 2012: 35 -42

COMMUNICATIONS AT SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS:

  • Perera  GLRS, Jayasinghe DR, Karunathilake IM, de Abrew KAG. Students’ perception on the effectiveness of a midterm “re-orientation” activity in BSc. Physiotherapy programme. 8th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference. January 26 – 30, 2011. Singapore. (Abstracted in the Proceedings of the Conference: 346)
  • Perera GLRS, Jayasinghe DR, Karunathilake  IM, Ponnamperuma G. Improving group dynamics of tutorials conducted in a low-resource environment. 8th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference. January 26 – 30, 2011. Singapore. (Abstracted in the Proceedings of the Conference: 347)
  • Perera GLRS, de Abrew KAG, Karunathilake IM, Jayasinghe DR. Effectiveness of a midterm “re-orientation” activity for students. 6th Joint Staff Development Course – Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness Conference. April 5, 2010. Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Abstracted in the Proceedings of the Conference: 7)
  • Katulanda P, Perera GLRS, Karunaratne KGNS, Constantine GR, Mattthews DR, Sheriff R. Metabolic syndrome among adults in Sri Lanka – urbanization and sedentary lifestyles driving the epidemic.  40th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians. September 26 – 29, 2007. Colombo, Sri Lanka.(Abstracted in the Proceedings of the Conference: 64)
  • Wickramasinghe WAKK, Karunaratne KGNS, Perera GLRS, Ganegoda UA, Silva A, Katulanda P, Sheriff R, Constantine GR. Smoking among adults in Sri Lanka- facts and figures. 40th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians. September 26 – 29, 2007. Colombo, Sri Lanka.(Abstracted in the Proceedings of the Conference: 72)

INVITED LECTURES

  •  Physical Activity and Exercise for In-service training for Nursing Officers in Public Health on communication strategy for NCD prevention, July 4, 2012 and August 8, 2012
  • Physical activity and Exercise for In-service training for Medical Officers in Public Health on communication strategy for NCD prevention, March 28, 2012 and April 25, 2012
  • Physical Activity and Exercise for Diabetic Educator Nursing Officers (DENO) Training  Programme, Nirogi Lanka Project, December 09,  2010, December 18, 2010, March 5, 2011, August 05, 2011, November 25, 2011, February 13, 2012 and June 1, 2012

FELLOWSHIPS

HEALTH EDUCATION / PROMOTION

  • Joint Secretary, Diabetes Walk 2010 Organizing Committee
  • Secretary, Diabetes Walk 2009 Organizing Committee

MEDICAL FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

  • Coordinator, Basic Sciences Stream, BSc. Physiotherapy Course, Allied Health Sciences Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo (07/2009 –  to date)
  • Member, Language committee, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo – (11/2010 – to date)
  • Coordinator, Neurological Physiotherapy: Theory and Practice Module, BSc. Physiotherapy course, Allied Health Sciences Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo –(03/2011 to 11/ 2011)

MEDICAL FACULTY – ADDITIONAL COMMITMENTS

  • Member, Organizing committee, Annual Research Symposium 2012,Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

UNIVERSITY OF COLOMBO – ADDITIONAL COMMITMENTS

RESOURCE PERSON FOR WORKSHOPS / COURSES

  • Resource Person, In-service training for Medical Officers in Public Health on communication strategy for NCD prevention (03/ 2012 – to date)
  • Resource Person, Training Diabetic Educator Nursing Officers – Nirogi Lanka Project (11/2010 – to date)