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Rukshan Ranatunge

Rukshan Ranatunge

Colombo

Sri Lanka

+94-770-223-88

arkruka@gmail.com

Skills

  • Medicine
  • BioInformatics
  • JAVA
  • JavaScript
  • Web Technologies
  • Project Management
  • Health Information System Development
  • FHIR standard

I’m Dr Rukshan Ranatunge, currently following my masters degree in Bioinformatics at the Postgraduate Institute of MEdicine, University of Colombo.

I worked as a medical doctor for two  years before starting my masters degree.

I’m interested in computer science, health information systems, interoperability and finding novel ways to solve health information problems.

Experience

  • Project management at National Covid Health Information System
  • FHIR technical and architecture advisor committee member
  • Medical doctor

FHIR Implementation Architecture and Technical Committee / Committee member

DECEMBER 2021 - PRESENT,  Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka

While undergoing my master’s training, I’m also working as a committee member of the FHIR implementation architecture and technical advisory committee. Where I work to implement the FHIR standard in Sri Lanka.

National Covid Health Information System / Project Manager

AUGUST 2021 - PRESENT,  Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka

I’m currently developing and managing the National Covid Health Information System, where I coordinate one of the largest open source projects in Sri Lanka with nearly 20 developers.

Postgraduate Institute of Medicine / MSc Trainee

OCTOBER 2020 - PRESENT,  University of Colombo, Colombo

I started my master’s program in Bioinformatics at the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo. I'm currently in my second year in my masters program.

Base Hospital Kanthale / Medical Officer

MARCH 2019 - OCTOBER 2020,  Trincomalee

I worked as a medical officer in pediatrics and neonatology at the pediatric  and premature baby unit at base hospital Kanthale, Trincomalee.

District General Hospital Kegalle/ Post Intern Medical Officer

NOVEMBER 2017 - MARCH 2019,  Kegalle

I worked as a post-intern medical officer in surgery at district general hospital Kegalle.

District General Hospital Kegalle/ Intern Medical Officer

NOVEMBER 2016 - NOVEMBER 2017,  Kegalle

I completed my medical internship in surgery and pediatrics at district general hospital Kegalle.

Education

University of Kelaniya / Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

August 2010 - June 2016,  Sri Lanka

Graduated from the university of Kelaniya in 2016 with my degree in medicine and surgery.

St’ Mary’s College  / GCE Advanced Level in Biology

APRIL 2007 - AUGUST 2009,  Kegalle, Sri Lanka

I completed my GCE advanced level in Biology in 2009. With a Z score of 2.016 and with a district rank of 16.

  • Chemistry - A
  • Physics - B
  • Biology - B

St’ Mary’s College  / GCE Ordinary Level

APRIL 2007 - AUGUST 2009,  Kegalle, Sri Lanka

I completed my GCE Ordinary Level in 2006.

  • Mathematics - A
  • Science - A
  • English - A
  • English Literature - A
  • Western Music - A
  • Commerce - A
  • Buddhism - A
  • Development Studies - A
  • Health Science - A
  • Sinhala Language - B

Certificates

R Programming / Johns Hopkins University

DECEMBER 2021

Short Course on Research Methodology / Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo

DECEMBER 2021

DHIS2 Fundamentals / University of Oslo, Norway

AUGUST 2021

Fundamentals in COVID19 / Osmosis.org