The University of Peradeniya is pleased to announce that Professor M.D. Lamawansa, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Peradeniya has been bestowed with an Honorary FRCS by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow for his exceptional contributions to the field of surgery, medical education both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. This prestigious accolade was conferred upon him at the convocation held on the 5th of September, 2023 at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Each year, the University of Glasgow bestows such accolades on individuals who have made exceptional achievements and contributions to society, especially in the field of medicine. The distinguished recognition bestowed upon Professor Lamawansa signifies his yeoman service to the fields of surgery and medicine in general, undergraduate and postgraduate medical education both at the national and international levels, his consistent dedication toward advancing pediatric renal transplant, development of strong international collaborations while serving as the president of the college of surgeons of Sri Lanka.
The University of Peradeniya congratulates Professor M. D. Lamawansa for his landmark accomplishments which received the highest level of international recognition.