Prof. Rasika Perera Appointed as the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the USJ


The University of Sri Jayewardenepura proudly announces the appointment of Professor P.P.Rasika Perera as the new Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, effective November 13, 2023. A distinguished scholar in Clinical Biochemistry, Prof. Rasika Perera brings a wealth of expertise and a stellar academic background to his new role.

Prof. Rasika Perera obtained his MBBS with Honors from USJ in 1998 and later earned a PhD in Biochemistry from the same institution in 2009. His commitment to advancing knowledge in his field is further demonstrated by his active membership in esteemed professional organizations, including the Forum for Ethics Review Committees of Asia and the Western Pacific (FERCAP), the Association of Clinical Biochemists of India (ACBI), and The College of Biochemists of Sri Lanka, among others.

With a specialization in Clinical Biochemistry and Nutritional assessment, Prof. Rasika Perera has been recognized for his outstanding contributions. In 2021, he received the Staff Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

The Japura Web Team extends heartfelt congratulations to Prof. P.P.Rasika Perera on his prestigious appointment. We are confident that his leadership, vision, and dedication will play a pivotal role in advancing the faculty’s mission of excellence in education and research. We wish him every success in his new role and look forward to witnessing the continued growth and success of the Faculty of Graduate Studies under his guidance.

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