Dr.Chamila Thilakarathne is originally a dental surgeon and obtained her master degree and Doctor of Medicine degree in Medical Administration from Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Chamila joined the NCDU at the Nossal Institute in April 2019 as an honorary fellow to complete her overseas training to obtain the board certification as Consultant in Medical Administration.
Her training objectives mainly related to the Policies & strategies used for prevention & control of NCDs in Australia. Further, she investigated monitoring & evaluation methods used in NCD programmes and compare the health systems of Australia & Sri Lanka giving especial attention to NCDs Management. Chamila is interested to explore further the effect of health systems on successful management of NCDs.
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