WACEM2017 Patrons
Dr. Raggie Perera
Former Health Secretary, Government of Sri Lanka
Dr. Sujatha Senarathne
Personal Secretary to Minister of Heath, Government of Sri Lanka
WACEM2017 Principal Advisor
Dr. Jayasundara Bandara
Director General Health Service, Government of Sri Lanka
WACEM2017 Chair
Dr. Amal Harsha De Silva
Deputy Director General Medical Service, Government of Sri Lanka
WACEM2017 Co-Chair
Dr. Lucian Jayasooriya
Former Health Secretary, Government of Sri Lanka
WACEM2017 Organizing Secretaries
Dr. Lal Panapitiya
Director Medical Supply Division, Government of Sri Lanka
Dr. Samiddhi Samarakoon
Deputy Director of The National Hospital of Sri Lanka
Dr. Udaya Ranasinghe
Director, Primary care & Senior Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Health, Government of Sri Lanka
Co-Chief Organizers
Dr. Sunil De Alwis
Deputy Director General Education / Training and Research
Dr. Anil Jasinghe
Deputy Director General, National Hospital of Sri Lanka
Team Colombo
Dr. Arosha Abewicrama
Internal Medicine & Acute Care
Dr. Wimalasiri Uluwatta
Internal Medicine & Acute Caree
Dr. Sri Lal De Silva
Emergency Pediatrics
Prof. Nalika Gonawardana
National Program Officer WHO
Dr. R. Sooriyarachchi
Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery
Dr. Dilshan Munidasa
Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery
Dr. V. Swarna Kumar
Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery
Dr. G.L. Punchihewa
Orthopedics & Trauma Surgery
Dr. Marie Fernando
Anesthesia & Critical Care
Dr. Ranmali Kulasiri
Anesthesia & Critical Care
Dr. A.I. Jagoda
Director District General Hospital Chilaw, Sri Lanka
Dr. Achala Jayathilaka
Faculty of The Post Graduate Institute of Sri Lanka
Prof. Krshantha Abeysena
University of Kalaniya, Sri Lanka
Dr. Hemantha Herath
Director Disaster Unit, Sri Lanka
Dr. Janaka Wickramarathna
Medical Officer Disaster Unit, Sri Lanka
Dr. Asanga Wedamulla
Medical Officer Disaster Unit, Sri Lanka
Dr. Novil Wijesekara
Faculty of Medicine
Chief Coordinator
Dr. Thushara Vidanapathirana
Senior Registrar Emergency Medicine, Sri Lanka
Assistant Coordinator
Dr. Jagath Wijerathna
Registrar in Emergency Medicine, Sri Lanka
Scientific Advisors
Professor Dr. Praveen Aggarwal
Head Of The Department of Emergency Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi
Professor Dr. OP Kalra
Honorable Vice-Chancellor of Pt. BD Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, India
Secretary General
Dr. Aruna Munasinghe
Consultant Physician, Sri Lanka,& Visiting Professor of Emergency Medicine, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Patna, India
INDUSEM Advisory Council
Dr. Bonnie Arquilla
Director of Disaster Medicine, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, USA
Dr. Stan Peter Stawicki
Chair, Department of Research & Innovation, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Dr. Sanjeev Bhoi
Director of Emergency & Trauma Research. AIIMS JPN Apex Trauma Center, New Delhi, INDIA
Scientific Chairman
Dr. Sagar Galwankar
CEO, INDUSEM
Chief Technical Officer
Dr. Vimal Krishnan Pillai
Principal Secretary to The Emergency Medicine Association
Specialty Leaders
Ms. Nirmal Thakur (INDIA)
Emergency Nursing (ENCON)
Dr.Sage Wiener (USA)
Emergency Toxicology (EMTOX)
Dr. Harry Anderson (USA)
Emergency Traumatology (ACET)
Dr. Sari Sohogian (USA)
Emergency Medicine Academic Research Competitions Summit (EMARCS)
Dr. Binita Shah (USA), Dr. Santosh Soans (INDIA), Dr. Lalitha A V (INDIA)
Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM)
Emergency Medicine Education (EME)
Dr. Ajith V (INDIA)
Dr. Vimal Pillai (INDIA)
Dr. Naman Aggarwal (INDIA)