Thursday, 28 October 2021

Senior Lecturer Dr. Pavithra Godamunne appointed as the Director of Staff Development Centre

Senior Lecturer Dr. Pavithra Godamunne was appointed as the new Director of the Staff Development Centre, University of Kelaniya. Dr. Pavithra Godamunne assumed her duties on 21st of September 2020.

Dr. Pavithra Godamunne is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine and she was the Head of the Department of Medical Education from 2018 to 2020.  She was the Staff Development Coordinator of the Faculty of Medicine from 2018 to 2020.

Dr. Godamunne graduated with a BSc (Hon) Psychology from the University of East London, UK in 2001 and she was awarded the Commonwealth Scholarship to complete her MA (Psychology) from the University of Delhi, India.  She obtained a PhD in Psychology and Disability Studies from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka in 2014. She also completed the Certificate in Health Professions Education at the Post-graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo. Dr. Godamunne has experience in teaching at undergraduate and post-graduate levels as well conducting Continuous Professional Development Programs for teachers in the Higher Education Sector.  She is a member of the College of Medical Educationists, Sri Lanka.


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