Mohan De Silva

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Mohan De Silva
Born Colombo, Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Education Nalanda College Colombo
Occupation Surgeon
Known for Chairman University Grants Commission (Sri Lanka)
Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Mohan De Silva is the Chairman University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka.[1][2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

After completing earlier education at St. Thomas' College Gurutalawa, De Silva moved to Nalanda College Colombo for his secondary education. He then entered the University of Ceylon's, Colombo Medical Faculty in early 1970s, graduating as a medical doctor. De Silva holds an MBBS, MS, FRCS (Edin) and FCSSL.

While at school Mohan played for the Nalanda College first XI cricket team as an all-rounder and a right arm leg-spinner. De Silva also captained the University of Ceylon cricket team in the Sara Trophy Tournament, whilst being a medical student, in the 1970s.[4]

Career[edit]

De Silva was the Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences University of Sri Jayewardenepura, being a Professor of Surgery.

He was the 22nd President of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka.[5]

References[edit]

  • "New Dean Appointed". Faculty of Medical Sciences University of Sri Jayewardenepura. 28 May 2011. Archived from the original on 12 May 2011. Retrieved 19 March 2012.