Ms R. K. Dissanayake

Lecturer (Probationary)

B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Sciences (University of Sri Jayewardenepura), M.Sc. in Biostatistics (University of Peradeniya)

Website RG GS

Colombo Regional Center ,

Office: +94112881000, Ext: 646



Areas of Specialization:


Course Coordination:

MDU 4208 – Ethics and Professional Development

MDU 5303- Work-Based Training III

MDU4501 – Haematology II

MDU 5407 – Laboratory Automation and Instrumentation

MDU 6301 – Cytogenetics and Molecular genetics


Global Investigator Award – LMCE 2021 (Laboratory Medicine Congress & Exhibition) & KSLM 62nd Annual Meeting (Korean Society of Laboratory Medicine)

Research Supervisions:

Undergraduate project supervision


S.D.I.Nanayakkara, R.K. Dissanayake, P.S.K. Nanayakkara; The presence of dehydration in paddy farmers in an area with chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKDu); Nephrology (2019; 25(2): 152-162)

Fathima A. Sheriff, R. K. Dissanayake, Chatura Wijesundara, Kalpani O. Bandaranayaka, B. A. G. Chathuranga; Prevalence, knowledge and selected associated factors of anaemia among non-pregnant females of reproductive age in a tea estate community in Hantana, Kandy district, Sri Lanka; American Journal of Blood Research (Am J Blood Res 2021;11(4):438-445)

Dissanayake RK, Ranaweera KKPT, Priyadarshani AMB; “The effect of bilirubin on laboratory investigations on serum creatinine: A comparison study between Jaffe reaction and Creatinase enzymatic method with creatinine in phosphate buffered saline solution and serum”; Clinical and Experimental Health Sciences, 2021

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