Dr. Prasad Katulanda
M.B.B.S., MD, DPhil (Oxford UK)  

  • Senior Lecturer in Clinical Medicine
  • Consultant Endocrinologist/Diabetologist

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBBS (Colombo)
  • MD (Medicine) Sri Lanka
  • DPhil (University of Oxford UK)

APPOINTMENTS

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine (University of Colombo), 25 Kynsey Road, Colombo 08                                           
  • Honorary Consultant Physician, University Medical Unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Regent Street, Colombo 10 

AWARDS

  • Final MBBS: First Class Honours (Distinctions in Medicine, Paediatrics, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, Microbiology and Parasitology)
  • Dr. GladysJayawardena Gold medal for Parasitology
  • Mathew Gold Medal for Forensic Medicine
  • Dr. Herath Gunaratne Prize for the third MBBS
  • The Dhunjshaw Dadabhoy Gold Medal for Medicine
  • Dr. D. De S. Muthukumarana Memorial Prize for Medicine
  • Professor K. Dharmadasa Gold Medal for Clinical Medicine
  • The Sir Andrew Caldecott Gold medal for Final MBBS
  • Ranasinghe Memorial Prize for Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Flora and Wilson Bandaranayake memorial Book Award for Final MBBS
  • Joseph Nalliah Arumugum Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. Joseph Jayasinghe Memorial Gold Medal in Paediatrics
  • Gold medal for the ‘Best Student of the Faculty of Medicine’ in 1998.
  • ‘Student of the Year Award of the University of Colombo’ in 1998 for excellence in academic activities, proven leadership among peers and exemplary conduct and character
  • Henri Rajaratnam Prize for the Best Paper in Diabetes and Endocrinology – Ceylon College of Physicians, Annual Academic Sessions 2009
  • Best poster presentation - Ceylon College of Physicians, Annual Academic Sessions 2009
  • EM Wijerama award for the best free paper – Ceylon College of Physicians, Annual Academic Sessions 2007. High Prevalence of Diabetes Dyslipidaemia in Sri Lanka
  • Best poster presentation - Ceylon College of Physicians, Annual Academic Sessions 2007. Smoking in Sri Lanka: Facts and figures
  • EM Wijerama award for the best free paper – Ceylon College of Physicians, Annual Academic Sessions 2006
  • Henry Rajaratnam award for the best free paper in the category of diabetes and endocrinology - Ceylon College of Physicians, Annual Academic Sessions 2006
  • Best poster presentation - Ceylon College of Physicians, Annual Academic Sessions 2006
  • Best National Paper on Prevention of Blindness – World Ophthalmology Congress 2006
  • Commonwealth Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship 2004 – Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Oxford – DPhil student on Type 2 Diabetes.
  • Wijerama Award for the Young Physician of the year 2004– awarded by the Ceylon College of Physicians for the best presentation at the young physicians’ forum
  • HarrisManchesterCollege Non Stipendiary Research Fellowship 2005
  • Pre-University Research Associate, Institute of Fundamental Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka under Prof.Shanthi Mendis on atherosclerosis from April 1990 to November 1991.
  • Commonwealth Foundation Undergraduate Medical Electives Scholarship 1998 - elective training at All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Subject - Rheumatic Heart disease.
  • Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) in Sri Lanka 2009 award in Medical Research – awarded by the Junior Chamber International

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Undergraduate Teaching

  • Teaching (lectures, seminars, problem based learning, bed side clinical teaching and small group discussions) and student evaluations of the following streams and modules: final year professional clinical appointment of the clinical stream, introductory clinical stream, behavioural sciences stream, community stream, respiratory module, cardiovascular module, neurology module, endocrine & metabolic module, toxicology module, growth and development and nutrition and special topics module and community stream. 
  • External examiner for the final MBBS medicine at the Universities of Galle, Peradeniya, Sri Jayawardenapura , Kelaniya and Jaffna

Postgraduate Training

  • Trainer in Endocrinology, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
  • Member of the Specialty Board on Endocrinology, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
  • Trainer in Clinical Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
  • Trainer in Clinical Biochemistry, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo

MEMBERSHIPS (Professional Societies)   

  • Member, International Diabetes Epidemiology Group
  • Life Member, Sri Lanka Diabetes Association.
  • Council Member of the Sri Lanka Medical Association in 2000.
  • Life member of the Sri Lanka Medical Association
  • Life Member of the Endocrinology Society of Sri Lanka
  • Life Member of the CeylonCollege of Physicians
  • Life Member of the Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Outstanding Contributions to the University of Colombo

I have established the Diabetes Research Unit in the Faculty of Medicine and given the opportunity for more than 40 medical doctors to have research training. In addition to their research exposure in Sri Lanka 20 of them have had short training programs in the University of Oxford and 4 of them in other overseas research programs. Nearly three dozen peer reviewed publications have been produced through this unit over the last 6 years.

Outstanding National Level Contributions

Chairman, Organizing Committee of the Diabetes Day Walk and Exhibition 2010 and 2011

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEES / INSTITUTES 

Present positions held

National

  • Honorary Vice President - Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka
  • Honorary Asst Secretary – Sri Lanka Medical Association
  • Council Member – Ceylon College of Physicians
  • Member of the Diabetes Prevention Task Force in Sri Lanka
  • Member of the NCD committee – Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka

International

  • The Country Director of the ASCEND program (Asian Collaboration for Excellence in Non-communicable Disease )
  • Executive Committee Member Diabetes in Asia Study Group
  • Overseas Honorary Research Fellow – Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism/Harris Manchester Academy

SEMINARS / SYMPOSIA & COURSES (Speaker / Resource Person)

  • Symposium on the impact of local research on the policy and practice of non communicable diseases in Sri Lanka – Pre Congress workshop.2006.28th Annual Acdemic Sessions. Kandy Society of Medicine
  • Workshop conducted by the Diabetes Prevention Task Force and the Ceylon College of Physicians – Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians 2006
  • Workshop conducted by the Diabetes Prevention Task Force and the Ceylon College of Physicians on Non Communicable Diseases– Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians 2007
  • As a chairperson
  • 20th World Diabetes Congress, Montreal, Canada, 2009. Chaired the session on Primary Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

PLENARY, INAUGURAL & MEMORIAL LECTURES

  • Epidemiology of Diabetes in Sri Lanka – The Kandy Society of Medicine. 28th Annual Sessions. Kandy – Sri Lanka
  • Diabetes in Sri Lanka – Prevalence and Temporal Trends, Symposium on High Technology Research Center by Kawagoe Nutrition University, APACPH 2007, Saitama Japan
  • Epidemiology of hypertension in Sri Lanka - The Kandy Society of Medicine. 31st Annual Sessions. Kandy – Sri Lanka
  • Meatabolic syndrome – does it exist – Obesity Symposium of the Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 2009
  • Epidemic of diabetes in Sri Lanka – Diabetes Symposium of the Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 2009
  • Incretins – Inaugural academic sessions of the Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka, August  2009
  • Acromegaly - Inaugural academic sessions of the Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka, August  2009
  • Pre-diabetes and primary prevention of type 2 diabetes – Diabetes Day at the Colombo South Teaching Hospital, September 2009
  • Introduction, diagnosis and pre diabetes – Pre-congress workshop at the Annual Academic Sessions of the College of General Practitioners in Sri Lanka
  • Diabetes and the Kidney – NUTS of SAARC conference, Colombo, October 2009
  • Pathophysiology and novel therapeutic options in diabetes – Community Pharmacists
  • Burden of Non-communicable disease in Sri Lanka – International Epidemiology Association , 2010
  • Update on diabetes research – Sri Lanka Association for the advancement of Science and Sri Lanka Medical Association
  • Ophthalmology 2010
  • ESSSL 2010

ORATIONS / KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

  • Oxford-Colombo Diabetes Research Programme. Penynsula Medical School, Exeter, UK, 2007
  • Diabetes in Sri Lanka – unraveling the epidemic. NCD workshop. Ceylon College of Physicians Annual Academic Sessions, 2007
  • Obesity in Sri Lanka – Oxford Brookes University, 2008
  • Epidemiology of diabetes – Robert Turner Course, Oxford 2007 and 2008
  • Postgraduate Institute of Medicine Oration 2008 - Spectrum of diabetes among young adults in Sri Lanka, aetiology and complications
  • Sri Lanka Medical Association Oration 2009 – The epidemic of diabesity in Sri Lanka, facts and figures
  • Oxford Symposium UK 2009 – Diabetes and Obesity epidemic – developing ethnic differences
  • SAARC Diabetes Conference, Bangladesh 2011
  • Diabetes in Asia Study Group, Mumbai 2012

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS                 

 

  1. ADDIN EN.REFLIST Katulanda P, Sheriff MH, Matthews DR: The diabetes epidemic in Sri Lanka - a growing problem. Ceylon Med J 2006, 51:26-28.
  2. Katulanda P, Constantine GR, Mahesh JG, Sheriff R, Seneviratne RD, Wijeratne S, Wijesuriya M, McCarthy MI, Adler AI, Matthews DR:Prevalence and projections of diabetes and pre-diabetes in adults in Sri Lanka--Sri Lanka Diabetes, Cardiovascular Study (SLDCS). Diabet Med 2008, 25:1062-1069.
  3. Katulanda P, Groves CJ, Barrett A, Sheriff R, Matthews DR, McCarthy MI, Gloyn AL: Prevalence and clinical characteristics of maternally inherited diabetes and deafness caused by the mt3243A > G mutation in young adult diabetic subjects in Sri Lanka. Diabet Med 2008, 25:370-374.
  4. Katulanda P, Shine B, Katulanda GW, Silva A, Asfir EL, Sheriff R, Somasundaram N, Long AE, Bingley PJ, McCarthy MI, et al:Diabetes mellitus among young adults in Sri Lanka--role of GAD antibodies in classification and treatment: the Sri Lanka Young Diabetes study. Diabetologia 2008, 51:1368-1374.
  5. Katulanda GW, Katulanda P, Adler AI, Peiris SR, Draisey I, Wijeratne S, Sheriff R, Matthews DR, Shine B: Apolipoproteins in diabetes dyslipidaemia in South Asians with young adult-onset diabetes: distribution, associations and patterns. Ann Clin Biochem 2010, 47:29-34.
  6. Katulanda P, Jayawardena MA, Sheriff MH, Constantine GR, Matthews DR: Prevalence of overweight and obesity in Sri Lankan adults. Obes Rev 2010, 11:751-756.
  7. Katulanda P, Jayawardena MA, Sheriff MH, Matthews DR: The distance between the lower edge of the xiphisternum and the center of the umbilicus as an indicator of abdominal obesity and cardiovascular disease risk. Obes Facts 2010, 3:201-204.
  8. Allender S, Wickramasinghe K, Goldacre M, Matthews D, Katulanda P: Quantifying urbanization as a risk factor for noncommunicable disease. J Urban Health 2011, 88:906-918.
  9. Baruah MP, Kalra S, Unnikrishnan AG, Raza SA, Somasundaram N, John M, Katulanda P, Shrestha D, Bantwal G, Sahay R, et al:Management of hyperglycemia in geriatric patients with diabetes mellitus: South Asian consensus guidelines. Indian J Endocrinol Metab 2011, 15:75-90.
  10. Kalra S, Unnikrishnan AG, Raza SA, Bantwal G, Baruah MP, Latt TS, Shrestha D, John M, Katulanda P, Somasundaram N, et al: South Asian Consensus Guidelines for the rational management of diabetes in human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Indian J Endocrinol Metab 2011, 15:242-250.
  11. Katulanda P, Constantine GR, Weerakkody MI, Perera YS, Jayawardena MG, Wijegoonawardena P, Matthews DR, Sheriff MH: Can we bridge the gap? Knowledge and practices related to Diabetes Mellitus among general practitioners in a developing country: A cross sectional study. Asia Pac Fam Med 2011, 10:15.
  12. Katulanda P, Jayawardena MA, Sheriff MH, Matthews DR: Derivation of anthropometric cut-off levels to define CVD risk in Sri Lankan adults. Br J Nutr 2011, 105:1084-1090.
  13. Katulanda P, Wickramasinghe K, Mahesh JG, Rathnapala A, Constantine GR, Sheriff R, Matthews DR, Fernando SS: Prevalence and correlates of tobacco smoking in Sri Lanka. Asia Pac J Public Health 2011, 23:861-869.
  14. Kooner JS, Saleheen D, Sim X, Sehmi J, Zhang W, Frossard P, Been LF, Chia KS, Dimas AS, Hassanali N, et al: Genome-wide association study in individuals of South Asian ancestry identifies six new type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci. Nat Genet2011, 43:984-989.
  15. Ranasinghe P, Jayawardana MA, Constantine GR, Sheriff MH, Matthews DR, Katulanda P: Patterns and correlates of adult height in Sri Lanka. Econ Hum Biol 2011, 9:23-29.
  16. Ranasinghe P, Perera YS, Lamabadusuriya DA, Kulatunga S, Jayawardana N, Rajapakse S, Katulanda P: Work related complaints of neck, shoulder and arm among computer office workers: a cross-sectional evaluation of prevalence and risk factors in a developing country. Environ Health 2011, 10:70.
  17. Ranasinghe P, Perera YS, Lamabadusuriya DA, Kulatunga S, Jayawardana N, Rajapakse S, Katulanda P: Work-related complaints of arm, neck and shoulder among computer office workers in an Asian country: prevalence and validation of a risk-factor questionnaire. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2011, 12:68.
  18. Jayawardena R, Ranasinghe P, Galappatthy P, Malkanthi RL, Constantine G, Katulanda P: Effects of zinc supplementation on diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabetol Metab Syndr 2012, 4:13.
  19. Katulanda P, Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe K, Piyadigama I, Karunathilake IM, Palmer PH, Mathews DR: Tobacco Smoking Among School Children in Colombo District, Sri Lanka. Asia Pac J Public Health 2012.
  20. Ranasinghe P, Jayawardena R, Katulanda P: Sri Lanka in global medical research: a scientific analysis of the Sri Lankan research output during 2000-2009. BMC Res Notes 2012, 5:121.
  21. Ranasinghe P, Perera S, Gunatilake M, Abeywardene E, Gunapala N, Premakumara S, Perera K, Lokuhetty D, Katulanda P: Effects of Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Ceylon cinnamon) on blood glucose and lipids in a diabetic and healthy rat model.Pharmacognosy Res 2012, 4:73-79.
  22. Siriwardena LS, Wickramasinghe WA, Perera KL, Marasinghe RB, Katulanda P, Hewapathirana R: A review of telemedicine interventions in diabetes care. J Telemed Telecare 2012, 18:164-168.

COMMUNICATIONS AT SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS PUBLISHED AS ABSTRACTS

Over 100 abstracts presented in national and international meetings. The international meetings where oral presentation of abstracts have been made include – Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference 2007, Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Japan and 19th World Diabetes Congress in Cape Town, South Africa

(Selected abstracts presented as oral presentations)

  1. Prasad Katulanda, JG Mahesh, DH Punyadasa, BTS Pushpika, S Pannila, NLA Jayawardana, MS Karunanayaka, Constantine GR, David R Matthews. Prevalence of previously diagnosed diabetes in Sri Lanka – data from the Sri Lanka Diabetes and Cardiovascular Study (SLDCS). 2006, Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Ceylon College of Physicians, Sri Lanka
  2. Prasad Katulanda, A Rathnapala, S Nirupama, J Piyasena, I Mohommed, S Wijeratne,  Constantine GR, Rezvi Sheriff, MahenWijesuriya,  David R Matthews. Prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetic states among urban adults in Sri Lanka.Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Ceylon College of Physicians, Sri Lanka 2006.
  3. Prasad Katulanda, S Wijeratna, C Dharmapala, D Mahathanthila, BTS Pushpika, I Mohomed, Constantine GR, MahenWijesuriya,  David R Matthews. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among urban adults in Sri Lanka. 2006, Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Ceylon College of Physicians, Sri Lanka
  4. NishanthaWijesinghe, Katulanda P, Jayaweera M, Wijetunga WMUA, Effectiveness of screening for diabetic retinopathy by non-specialist doctors – The importance  of physician Ophthalmologist collaboration. Preliminary data from the Sri Lanka Young Diabetes Study. Abstract. Proceedings of the World Ophthalmology Congress. Brazil 2006
  5. P Katulanda, C Ranasinghe, S Thilakaratne, GDS Nirupama, GW Katulanda, GR Constantine, R sheriff, DR Matthews. Association of total physical activity and obesity with type 2 diabetes among Sri Lankans. (Abstract). Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Ceylon College of Physicians, 2008
  6. Prasad Katulanda, N Jayawardhana, Godwin Constantine, David R Matthews, Rezvi Sheriff.(Abstract). Prevalence of obesity and its correlates in Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Diabetes and Cardiovascular Study. Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Ceylon College of Physicians, 2008
  7. P.Katulanda,  KWAS Thilakarathne, DC Ranasinghe, MANAAD Jayawardena, Asara Silva, ThanujaNandasena, VD Joseph, N Rajapakse, C Amarasena, A Karunarathne, G Ranasinghe, S Narenthiran, GR Constantine, R Ekanayake, DR Matthews.  Prevalence and implications of diabetes in patients with atherosclerotic coronary artery disease in Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Diabetes and Atherosclerosis Study. (Abstract).  Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Ceylon College of Physicians, 2008
  8. Gaya W Katulanda, Prasad Katulanda, David Matthews, Brian Shine. Apolipoprotein B: a surrogate for the presence of small dense low density lipoprotein particles in a young South Asian diabetic population. Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Ceylon College of Physicians, 2008
  9. Gaya W Katulanda, Prasad Katulanda, David Matthews, Brian Shine. Dyslipidemic phenotypes in subtypes of diabetes.  Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Ceylon College of Physicians, 2008
  10. P Katulanda, GR Constantine, R Sheriff, DAV Rathnapala, I Mohamed, GJ Mahesh, S Wijeratne, M Wijesuriya, M McCarthy, DR Matthews. High Prevalence of Diabetes and Pre-diabetic States among Urban Adults in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Diabetes and Cardiovascular Study. 2007 Diabetes UK, Diabetes Medicine, 24(Suppl. 1),  (Glasgow, oral presentation)
  11. Prasad Katulanda, N Hill, K.W.A.S Thilakarathne, JG Mahesh, Rezvi Sheriff, DR Matthews. Development and validation of a risk score for targeted screening of prevalent diabetes among adults in Sri Lanka. (Abstract). Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2008(oral presentation)
  12. Prasad  Katulanda, B Shine, GW Katulanda, Asara Silva, UA Ganegoda, R Sheriff, N Somasundaram, M Wijesuriya, DR Matthews. Prevalence and phenotypic characteristics of Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adulthood (LADA) and Type 1 diabetes among young adults in Sri Lanka.  (Abstract). Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2008(oral presentation)
  13. Ranasinghe P, Kulatunga AVS, Constantine GR, Sheriff MHR, Matthews DR, Katulanda P.  Ethnic and province specific prevalence of diabetes n Sri Lanka. (Abstract). Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, Cinnamon Grand Hotel, 2009 (Oral Presentation)
  14. P Katulanda,MANAADJayawardena,DLamabadusuriya D,R sheriff,DRMatthews.Derivation of BMI and waist circumference cut-off values for sri Lankan adults.Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2009 (Oral Presentation)
  15. GWKatulanda,PKatulanda,Rsheriff,DRMatthews,ShineBrian.Comparison of apolipoproteins B and A1 in people with versus without metabolic syndrome.Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2009 (Oral Presentation)
  16. P. Katulanda, KGNS Karunaratne, R Perera, GR Constantine, R Sheriff, S Wijeratne, M Wijesuriya, DR Matthews. Metabolic Syndrome among adults in Sri Lanka – urbanization and sedentary lifestyles driving the epidemic.Proceedings of the 39th Conference of Asia-Pacific academic consortium for Public Health, Saitama, Japan, 2007. (oral presentation)
  17. P Katulanda, A Silva, S Wijeratne, B Shine, DR Matthews, R sheriff. High prevalence of diabetes dyslipidaemia among young adult onset diabetes subjects in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Ceylon College of Physicians, 2007
  18. P katulanda,Asilva,JGMahesh,RSheriff,DRMatthews,MIMcCarthy,ALGloyn. Diabetes due to the mt3243 A>G mutation among young adult diabetic subjects in Sri Lanka-prevelance and clinical heterogeneity. Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Ceylon College of Physicians, 2007
  19. P. Katulanda, KGNS Karunaratne, R Perera, GR Constantine, R Sheriff, S Wijeratne, M Wijesuriya, DR Matthews. Metabolic Syndrome among adults in Sri Lanka – urbanization and sedentary lifestyles driving the epidemic. Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions, Ceylon College of Physicians, 2007
  20. P Katulanda, NS Gardiyarachchci, MAR Jayawardena,G Katulanda, GR Constantine, R Sheriff,DRMatthews.the prevalence and correlates of the metabolic syndrome among Sri Lankan Adults.(oral presentation).10th South East Asia Regional Scientific Meeting of the IEA, Cinnamon Grand Hotel,2010.
  21. P Katulanada,APN De vas Gunawardena, RSheriff, REkanayake, RMohideen, UIllangasekara. Aadequacy of control of hypertension and associated correlates among patients with hypertension in Sri Lanka..(oral presentation).10th South East Asia Regional Scientific Meeting of the IEA,2010.
  22. P Katulanda,IKliyanage, S Paul, R Seneviratne, DR Mathews.Intra-cluster correlation coefficients and design effects for diabetes and related variables-For cluster randomized epidemiological surveys among Sri Lankans.(oral presentation).10th South East Asia Regional Scientific Meeting of the IEA,2010.
  23. HRIS Herath,Pkatulanda,DRMatthews,RSheriff,GRConstantine,ANP De Vas Gunawardena,GWKatulanda.Prevelnce and patterns of dyslipidaemia among adult Sri Lankans.Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association,Cinnamon Grand hotel, 2010 (Oral Presentation)
  24. IK Liyanage,WAKKWicramasinghe,IMkarunathilake,PKatulanda.Perception,attitudes and behaviour patterns in termination of tobacco smoking in a cohort of school children in the Colombo district.Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka MedicalAssociation,Cinnamon Grand hotel, 2010 (Oral Presentation)
  25. P Katulanda,IKliyange,CArunana, RP Rananeliya.Ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in Sri Lanka..Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka MedicalAssociation,Cinnamon Grand hotel, 2010 (Oral Presentation)
  26. Katulanda P, Jayawardena MAR, Ganegoda UA Sheriff MHR, Matthews DR. Derivation of anthropometric cut-off levels for defining cardiovascular disease risk in Sri Lankan adults. (Abstract). Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians, Cinnamon Grand Hotel, 2009 (Oral Presentation)
  27. Katulanda P, De Vas Goonawardana APN, Constantine GR, Sheriff R, Matthews DR. Prevalence and correlates of hypertension in Sri Lanka. Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians, Cinnamon Grand Hotel, 2009 (Oral Presentation)
  28. Katulanda P, Jayawardena MAR, UA Ganegoda, Sheriff MHR, Matthews DR. XUR as an indicator of abdominal obesity and cardiovascular disease Risk. Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians, Cinnamon Grand Hotel, 2009 (Oral Presentation)
  29. Kulatunga S, Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe WAKK, Palmer P, Karunathilake IM, Piyadigama I, Pathirana ACA, Withanage T, Mathews DR, Katulanda P. Usage patterns of addictive substances among school children in the 
  30. District of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians, Cinnamon Grand Hotel, 2009 (Oral Presentation)
  31. PRanasinghe,MANAADJayawardena,UAGanegoda,GRConstantine,Rsheriff,DRMatthews,PKatulanda.Association of body height with diabetes,blood pressure and metabolic syndrome among Sri Lankan adults.Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians, Cinnamon Grand Hotel, 2009 (oral Presentation)
  32. P. Katulanda, P Ranasinghe, AVS Kulatunga, GR Constantine, R.Sheriff, R Matthews.Ethnic and province specific prevalence of diabetes mellitus in Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka Diabetes and Cardiovascular Study. (Abstract – 238). 20th World Diabetes Congress, IDF, Montreal, Canada P85. – oral presentation
 

 

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Dr.Prasad Katulanda (MBBS, MD, DPhil (Oxon), FCCP, FRCP (Lond), FACE (USA)
Consultant Endocrinologist/Diabetologist
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
University of Colombo

 Biography  
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Immediate Past President Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka