Dr.(Mrs).V.Ambalavanar - MBBS (Jaffna), MSc (London), MPhil (Peradeniya)

Senior lecturer Gr (II)

Field of specialization: Clinical Microbiology

    • Senior Lecturer Gr II, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna (August 2012 – to date)
    • Lecturer (Probationary), Division of Microbiology, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna (March 2001 – March 2009)
    • Medical Officer (Out Patient Department), Teaching Hospital Jaffna (November 1999 – February 2001)
    • Resident House Officer (Medicine), Teaching Hospital Jaffna (June 1999 – November 1999)
    • Intern Medical Officer (Surgery/Paediatrics), Teaching Hospital Jaffna (June 1998 – June 1999)
    • Demonstrator, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna (April 1998 – June 1998)

    Special interest: Antimicrobial resistance and Infection control

    Publications:

    1. Sakashan, S., Surenthirakumaran, R., Ambalavanar, V., Self administration of antibiotics and factors influencing on it among the patients with respiratory symptoms attending primary care hospitals in Nallur. Proceedings of Undergraduate Research Symposium-2018: 42
    2. Mithuran, E., Upendran, N., Sivarajah, N., Ambalavanar, V., Incidence of sharp injury among doctors at Teaching Hospital Jaffna in two months period, previous exposure, associated factors and their awareness of consequence and immediate management. Proceedings of Undergraduate Research Symposium-2018: 80