6.Prof. Jayantha Jayawardena

Prof. M.A. Jayantha Jayawardana

Prof. Jayantha Jayawardana, Professor and Chair of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Colombo South Teaching Hospital, was appointed by the University Grants commission as Deputy Director of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo in May 2011. Thereafter he served as Director – PGIM from January 2012 to March 2014.

Professor Jayawardana, who was educated at Kings Wood College, Kandy, and the University of Peradeniya, was the seventh Director of the PGIM. He has previously served the Institute as Chairman of its Board of Management, chairman of the AAAED committee and as Chairman of the Board of Study in Obstetrics & Gynaecology.