Ms. R.G.L. Rathnayake

Lecturer (Probationary)

Medical Laboratory Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences
web RG GS
Contact:

Central Campus,

Office: +94112881000, Ext: 646

Email: rgrat@ou.ac.lk


Area of Specification:

Medical Laboratory Sciences

Research Intrests:

Clinical Biochemistry

Affiliations:

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Course Coordination:

MDU3303 (Clinical Biochemistry I),MDU4303 (Clinical Biochemistry II), MDU6503 (Clinical Biochemistry III), MDU5209 (Advanced Techniques in Medical Laboratory Sciences, MDU5401 (Advanced Hematology), MDU38O5 (Work Based Training I)

Awards:

1. Certificate of Merit at young scientist forum (20th January 2018) – For the oral presentation made on “Gender differences of Bio-impedance analysis, somatotyping and selected anthropometric markers of adiposity and the association with insulin resistance in healthy male and female population in Sri Lanka”

2. Best student award at the 3rd international conference on public health 2017 – For the presentation entitled: Dietary macronutrient intake among Sri Lankan rural female type 2 diabetics and non-diabetics and effect towards the glycemic control

3. Certificate of Merit at young scientist forum (20th January 2017) – For the oral presentation made on “Effect of physical activity on body composition in women with or without diabetes”

Researches:

Abstract publication
1. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, & Perera R. (2016c). Do the lipid profiles of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
patients and controls differ based on their body fat percentage and visceral fat levels? . Journal of
Clinical Lipidology, 10(03).
Systematic review
2. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, & Perera R. (2017f). Obesity, body fat distribution, insulin resistance
and link with type 2 diabetes mellitus. International Journal of Scientific and Research
Publications.
Conference proceedings
3. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, & Perera R. (2015). Laboratory investigation of cryptosporidiosis
and giardiasis in children with diarrhea: A hospital based study. Paper presented at the 8th
international research conference, General Sir Jhon Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka.
4. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, & Perera R. (2016a). Association of markers of obesity with insulin
resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus in a rural female population. Paper presented at the 9th
International Research conference, General Sir Jhon Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka.
5. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, & Perera R. (2016b). Comparison of lipid profiles in a population of
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients and normal females in a rural area- A preliminary study. Paper
presented at the Scientific Sessions 2016, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri
Jayewardenepura in collaboration with Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital.
6. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, & Perera R. (2017a). Assessment of dietary macronutrient and
energy intake, body mass index and body fat percentage among rural female subjects with or
without type 2 diabetes mellitus in Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the International conference on
multidisciplinary approach, Sri Lanka.
7. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, & Perera R. (2017b). Association of bio-impedance analysis and
somatotyping among healthy rural male and female populations. Paper presented at the 10th
International Research conference, General Sir Jhon Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka.
8. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, & Perera R. (2017c). Comparison of C-reactive protein levels with
insulin resistance and selected parameters of adiposity in a rural diabetic population Paper
presented at The scientific session 2017, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri
Jayewardenepura.
9. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, & Perera R. (2017d). Dietary macronutrient intake among Sri Lankan
rural female type 2 diabetics and non-diabetics and effect towards the glycemic control. Paper
presented at the 3rd International Conference on Public Health 2017 (ICOPH 2017), Malaysia
Kuala lam pour.
10. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, & Perera R. (2017e). Effect of physical activity of body composition
in women with or without diabetes. Paper presented at the 6th YSF symposium.
11. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, & Perera R. (2018). Gender differences of bio-impedance analysis,
somatotyping and selected anthropometric markers of adiposity and the association with insulin
resistance in healthy male and female population in Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the 7th YSF
symposium.
12. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, & R., P. (2016). comparison of body fat percentage assessed using skinfold and bio-impedance analysis methods among a selected population of non-diabetic and type 2 diabetic females in Elehera divisional secretariat area and correlation of body fat levels with insulin resistance: a feasibility study Paper presented at the 3rd international conference of multidisciplinary approaches.

Research Supervisions:

Internal coordinator for undergraduate research projects at the department of MLS.

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