Welcome to Our department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Message from the Head of Department
Welcome to the website of the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. Our department was established in 1951, as a separate department in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. Priorto this, services for academic purposes were rendered through the lectures conducted by the Judicial Medical Officer. The services of our department are extended to professionals in various fields as well as to the general public. Our staff is dedicated in training under-graduates and post-graduates of Medicine and professionals in fields related to forensic medicine. We believe that research holds a key for the betterment of the services we provide, hence we are involved in many researches as well. Moreover we provide the services of Judicial Medical Officer, Forensic Pathology and Clinical Forensic Medicine services.
Our website introduces the department and its dedicated staff, the Contact details and the service we provide to the society as a whole and the facilities we grant for the students. Our website provides information on the educational programs conducted by the department and for registered students who are participating in our external courses the ability to download course related material. Additionally, we also provide our website visitors the opportunity of placing inquiries with quick and fast response regarding those questions.
We hope our website will be of benefit to you!
Dr. Jean Perera
Head of the Department & Senior Lecturer.
Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology,
Faculty of Medicine,
University of Colombo