Prof. Ranjan Premaratna

Professor in Medicine @ Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

Professor Ranjan Premaratna is a Professor in Medicine with a special interest in Tropical infections, is attached to the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ragama. He obtained training in tropical medicine at the Royal Liverpool University hospital, United Kingdom, and training on advanced Rickettsial disease diagnostics at CDC, in USA.

He is a council member of the International Society of Infectious Diseases, lecturer and an examiner in the European Master of Science Programme in International Health, Charite University, Berlin.  He has delivered several key note lectures in prestigious infectious disease symposia in many countries. He authored the Rickettsial Diseases e-chapter for the text book of Medicine by Kumar and Clerk and has nearly 70 publications in indexed journals and more than 100 presentations in International Conferences. He has won many Research awards.