Prof. Suneth Agampodi



Faculty of Medicine & Allied Sciences


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Prof. Suneth Agampodi is the founding Professor and Chair of Community Medicine in Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences , Rajarata University of Sri Lanka.

He holds Batchelor of Medicine & Batchelor of Surgery, Master’s in Community Medicine, Master’s in Public Health and Doctor of Medicine degrees and a board-certified consultant in Community Medicine. He joined the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka as a lecturer (probationary) in March 2009 and was confirmed and promoted to the post of senior lecturer in 2012.  In 2014, Dr Agampodi was promoted to the post of full professor in April 2014.

Prof Agampodi was the country-lead/ the programme director of several large scale multi-country public health projects on infectious diseases and maternal health. With more than 120 research publications in indexed journals, he is a leading researcher and scientists and listed among the World’s top 2% scientists in 2020. He has delivered five distinguished orations on various public health topics. He has also contributed to securing more than 600 million research money for various research activities from highly competitive global granting agencies.