Department of Medical Laboratory Science

Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Ms Charitha Mendis


Official Address :

Department of Medical Laboratory Science,
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences,
University of Peradeniya,
Augusta Hill, Sri Amarawansa Mawatha
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka


Email :

charithamendis85@gmail.com


Telephone :

+94813999615




  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science, Second Class - Upper division - Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya - 2011
  • Diploma in Pharmacy Management (2007) -Aquinas College of Higher Studies, Colombo
  • Lecturer (probationary) at Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya. (February 2013 to present)

  • Demonstrator at Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya. (December 2011 – February 2013)

  • Medical Laboratory Scientific Officer at Durdans Hospital, Ceylon Hospitals PLC, Colombo 03 (July 2011 - December 2011)



  • Secretary of Sri Lankan Society for Microbiology (SSM) – Since November, 2011

  • Life Member of Allergy and Immunology Society of Sri Lanka

  • Registered Medical Laboratory Technologist in Sri Lanka Medical Council.

  • Registered Pharmacist in Sri Lanka Medical Council

  • Medical microbiology and immunology
  • Antimicrobial activity of natural products
  • Development of laboratory techniques and bio assays
  • Mendis BCG, Thevanesam V, Ekanayake WMA. Quality control of CLSI and Stokes' method of antibiotic susceptibility testing – a preliminary study. The Bulletin of The Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists 2011; 9: 15-16. - Oral presentation done at The Annual Research Session- 2011 of The Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists.