Dr Shilanthi Seneviratne
Dr Shilanthi Seneviratne is a public health specialist (MBBS, MSc - Community Medicine and MD - Community Medicine) from Sri Lanka. She joined the NCDU as an international trainee in accordance with the University of Melbourne Honorary Conditions of appointments. Her main goal at the NCDU is to further develop research capacity and work towards control of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Low- and middle- income countries (LMICs).
Dr Shilanthi is currently working on how primary health systems can be strengthened to improve NCD control in LMICs. Her work also leads to establishing links with international researchers and public health professionals for continued professional development and future research collaborations.
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