Head Of the Department : Dr. Piumnil Gamagedara
Address : Department of Basic Sciences,
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences,
University of Peradeniya,
Augusta Hill, Sri Amarawansa Mawatha
Telephone : +94-81-2065782
Basic Sciences, Faculty of
Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya.
The primary goal of our Department is to provide students with
the strong scientific
background required to excel in Nursing and Allied Health
Sciences. The Department’s
curriculum is designed to meet the specific knowledge and
competencies in Basic Sciences
required for Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Medical
Laboratory Sciences, Radiography and
Radiotherapy degree programmes.
We are dedicated to laying a strong foundation for your journey
in the Health Science
field, by offering Human Physiology, Human Anatomy, Basic
Biochemistry, General Pathology,
Basic Statistics and Analytical Chemistry course modules. These
basic courses enable you to
understand living systems and develop the skills critical to
Health Sciences education. We
focus on training you in critical thinking, problem solving,
organization of data and,
importantly, studying clinical cases and real life examples.
The Department of Basic Sciences is comprised of highly
qualified academic and non-academic
staff, dedicated to quality teaching, research advancement and
encouraging students to
progress beyond the simple learning of scientific facts. Our
team is enthusiastic about
keeping you up to date with novel advancements in Basic Science
and the high quality of our
teaching and research is frequently noted in student and peer
feedback. . In addition to
lectures and practical exposure, final year students
participate in research projects
directed by the Department. Our comprehensive approach is
producing scientists in the field
of Health Sciences who understand the challenges of our time
and make positive
contributions to local and national prosperity.
We encourage all staff and students to adhere to our core
values of collaboration,
teamwork, and openness within an environment of mutual respect
and professional ethics. I’m
privileged to be a part of this talented community and warmly
welcome you all to the world
of Health Sciences.
Dr. Piumnil Gamagedara.
Department of Basic Science.