The opening Ceremony of Centre for Digital Epidemiology

The opening Ceremony of Centre for Digital Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna was held on 13th March 2023. The research activities of Faculty of Medicine has always been a highlight. Illustrious research journey that the Faculty of Medicine is extremely proud of comprises of number of university level, national level and international level collaborations. The new Centre for Digital Epidemiology will aim to augment cutting-edge research propelling the University of Jaffna as a world-leading organization in Digital Epidemiology and it will be a focal point for collaborations with national and international pathways.

Prof. Nishan Canagarajah (President and Vice Chancellor, University of Leicester) graced the occasion as the chief guest. The presence of Prof. Krish Nirantharakumar (Joint Director, Centre for Health Data Science, University of Birmingham), Prof. Mahesh Nirmalan (Deputy Dean, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchestor), Prof.Keith Brennan (Vice dean for Internationalization, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchestor), Prof. Tay Boon keng (Clinical Professor& Emeritus Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital), Prof. Sivamainthan Vithiananthan (Chief of Surgery, Cambridge Health Alliance & Faculty Member of Surgery, Harvard Medical School & Adjunct Professor of Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University), Prof. S. Srisatkunarajah (Vice Chancellor, UOJ), Prof. R. Surenthirakumaran (Dean, Faculty of Medicine, UOJ), Senior Prof. Vasanthy Arasaratnam (Former Vice Chancellor, University of Jaffna and member of University Grants Commission), Prof.Sujanthi Rajaram (Clinical Professor of Medicine & President, Jaffna Medical Faculty Overseas Alumni, United States of America), Prof. Yasodha Natkunam (Dorfman Endowed Professor of Hematopathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA), Emeritus Prof. Nadarajah Sriskandarajah (Department of Urban and Rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), Prof. Jasotha Sanmugarajah (Clinical Sub-Dean, Griffith University School of Medicine, Queensland, Australia), Dr.T.Sathiyamoorthy (Director, Teaching Hospital Jaffna), Deans of the various faculties of University of Jaffna, Heads of the departments, academics and the administrative staffs of university of Jaffna add more significance to this occasion.