Vidyajyothi Professor H. J. de Silva
Prof. Janaka de Silva, Senior Professor and Chair of Medicine, University of Kelaniya and Consultant Physician, Colombo North Teaching Hospital, was appointed by the University Grants commission as Director of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo, and assumed duties on 01/04/2014.
Professor de Silva, who was educated at Royal College, Colombo, and the Universities of Colombo and Oxford, is the eighth Director of the PGIM. He has previously served the Institute as Chairman of its Board of Management, and as Chairman of the Board of Study in Medicine and the Specialty Board in Gastroenterology.
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