Dr. J Perera

Senior Professor


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  • MBBS (Colombo), MS (Colombo), Postgraduate Certificate in MedEd (Dundee)

    Recent Publications

    • Improving the learning process in anatomy practical sessions of Chiropractic program using e-learning tool (Translational Research in Anatomy; November 2020. in press)
    • Twelve tips for institutional approach to outcome-based education in health professional programmes (Medical Teacher: September 2019)
    • Neuroprotective effects of Alpha Lipoic Acid on Haloperidol-Induced Oxidative Stress in the rat Brain (Cell and Bioscience. March 2011: 1[1]:12)
    • Training simulated patients: evaluation of a training approach using self-assessment and peer/tutor feedback to improve performance (BMC Medical Education 9:37;2009)
    • Formative feedback to students: the mismatch between faculty perceptions and student expectations (Medical Teacher Volume 30, 2008-Issue 4)


    • Visiting Senior Consultant in the Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sabaragamuwa from April 2021
    • Visiting Senior Consultant in Medical Education Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Moratuwa from April 2021

    Participation in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programmes/Extension Courses/Short Courses/Visiting Lectures

    • Visiting lecturer to Faculty of Medicine, Sri Jayewardenepura (1995-1996), Faculty of Medicine, Kelaniya (1990-1996) and Institute of Indigenous Medicine, Colombo (1985-1989)
    • External examiner in Anatomy at Faculty of Medicine, Galle (1991-2004), Faculty of Medicine, Kelaniya (1992-2004), Faculty of Medicine, Sri Jayewardenepura and Faculty of Medicine, Peradeniya (1999-2004)
    • Examiner in Anatomy in the Post-Graduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo, in General Surgery (1996-2005) and Ophthalmology (2000-2003)

    Undergraduate Teaching

    • From 1978 to 2008 teaching at Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    • From 2006 to 2021 teaching undergraduates in Medical, Dental, Biomedical sciences and Complementary Medicine Programmes at the International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Postgraduate Teaching

    • Lecturer in Anatomy in the Post-graduate courses in General Surgery (1992-2005), Ophthalmology (2000-2003) and Dental surgery (2000-2004) at Post-Graduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo