Ms. H. M. S. P. Herath

Lecturer (Probationary) in MLS

Medical Laboratory Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences
Contact:

Colombo Regional Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka

Office: 112881146, Ext: 646

Email: hmshe@ou.ac.lk


I’m a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences graduate from the University of Peradeniya.

Area of Specification:

Molecular Biology, Haematology and Pathology

Research Intrests:

Molecular Biology, Pathology, Haematology and Medical Parasitology

Affiliations:

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Course Coordination:

MDU4501-Haematology II, MDU3456- Clinical Haematology, MDU4209- General Pathology, MDU5358-Histopathology, MDE3208-Refresher Course for Medical Laboratory Technologist, and MDU3207-Health Communication

Researches:

Full Text Articles

Herath, H. M. S. P., Iddawela, W. M. D. R., Wickramasinghe, W. D. S. J., & Pathirana, G. C. (2017). Comparison of microscopic examination and PCR in the diagnosis of Trichomoniasis in patients attending the sexually transmitted diseases and acquired immune deficiency syndrome control programme clinic Kandy Sri Lanka. International Journal of Sciences and Applied Research, 4(3), 34-42.

Shanthakumari, P.S., Dias, M.A.N.C., Tennakoon, R.K., Herath, H. M. S. P. & De Silva, B. S. S. (2017). Factors related to otitis media in children. Proceedings of Annual Research sessions 2017 Eastern University of Sri Lanka

Rathnayake RMCM, Halyale HMMGP, Tharanga KVN,  Herath HMSP and  De Silva BSS (2018) Perceived factors  related to delayed presentation of breast cancer among women with stage III and IV breast cancer in Sri Lanka, OUSL Journal, Sri Lanka, 13(2), 65-79.

Extended Abstracts

Palihakkara, J. M.,  Kumari, E. V. P., Dilshani, A. D.,  Thushari, E. A. G.,  Herath H. M. S. P.  & De Silva. B. S. S. (2017). Risk factors for acute lower respiratory tract infections in children; mothers’ perspective. 15th Open University Research Sessions 2017, 241.

Janarththany, V., Kalavani, R., Vijayakumar, T., Merin Devini, S.N., Herath, H. M. S. P. & De Silva, B. S. S. (2017). Factors related to poor attendance for PAP smear screening in Vavuniya. 15th Open University Research Sessions 2017, 255.

Abstracts

Herath, H. M. S. P., Iddawela, W. M. D. R., Wickramasinghe, W. D. S. J., & Pathirana, G. C. (2017). Molecular diagnosis of Trichomonas vaginalis infection using vaginal swabs. 10th International Research Conference of General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University Sri Lanka,  49.

Rathnayake, C. M., Halyale, M. G., Tharanga, N., Herath, S. P., & BSS De Silva. (2017). Factors related to late presentation of breast cancer among Sri Lankan women. 12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference; Singapore 2017, 1872.

Dissanayaka, D. M. T., Amaradasa, Y. S., Herath, H. M. S. P., & De Silva, B. S. S. (2017). Factors related to anemia among under five years children in Monaragala District. The Scientific Sessions 2017; Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardhanapura, 85.

Herath, H. M. S. P., Iddawela, W. M. D. R., Wickramasinghe, W. D. S. J., & Pathirana, G. C. (2016).  Establishment of a PCR based technique for diagnosis of Trichomoniasis in patients attending the sexually transmitted diseases and acquired immune deficiency syndrome control programme in Kandy Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka 2016, 20, 204.

Kumarasinghe, A. P., Kumarasiri, S. D. L., Galahitiyawa, G. K., Rathnayaka, R. M. I. K. & Herath, H. M. S. P. (2017). Factors related to fluid overload among patients with end stage renal disease undergoing hemodialysis. Annual Research sessions 2017 Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 27.

Umayangani, V. G. I., Weerasinghe, P. M., Mathangaweera, I. U., Gunasekara, C. S. W. & Herath, H. M. S. P. (2017). Risk factors related to transmission of sexually transmitted diseases in Hambantota district. Annual Research sessions 2017 Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 30.

Sriyani KA, Pathirana DH and Herath HMSP (2018) Reasons for undergraduates not attending day schools in the Faculty of Health Sciences, The Open university of Sri Lanka, Open University International Research Sessions 2018 (iOURS), p11. 

 

Ongoing Research:

Following the M.Phil research on molecular characterization of Trichomonas vaginalis in Sri Lanka

Research Supervisions:

Coordinator of BMLS undergraduate research projects

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