Dr. P.H.D. Kusumawathie -Senior Research Scientist

Dr. P.H.D. Kusumawathie is serving a Senior Research Scientist at TCG. She retired in 2016 as the Regional Malaria Officer covering Kandy and Nuwara Eliya Districts while also occasionally looking after Matale District. She works on entomological surveillance of dengue while being seconded to the National Dengue Control Program. She has worked for three decades in monitoring and control of infectious diseases and has maintained an active research program.

She has obtained her B.Sc in Zoology with honors from the University of Peradeniya and her M.S and Ph.D. from the same University in Parasitology and Epidemiology. She also has received a Masters in Health Economics from Chulangakon University in Thailand.