THE COLLEGE OF PATHOLOGISTS
OF SRI LANKA

CPSL EVENTS

ICON 2018

Event

The Induction of the President of the CPSL and the Professor GH Cooray Memorial Oration

Venu

The Grand Ball Room, Galle Face Hotel, Colombo

Date

23, February 2018

Time

06.00pm

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  • SETTING STANDARDS

    Pathology is the medical specialty concerned with the study of the nature and causes of diseases. The College of Pathologists of Sri Lanka is the leading professional organization representing this field in the country. On this website you can access the details about our college and its activities.

  • THIS TIME - THE SEVENTH CONFERANCE

    Sri Lankan British School of Pathology facilitated by the British Division of the International Academy of Pathology (BDIAP) aims at exchanging knowledge and expertise among pathologists and trainees in two countries.

  • BE PART OF ICON 2018

    We kindly invite all the professionals and postgraduate trainees in the field of Pathology to submit abstracts for poster presentations, thus incite and promote participation from all levels of Pathology experience as this will be an exciting and stimulating academic programme.

  • EMINENT PANEL OF SPEAKERS

    Eminent speakers would be sharing their knowledge in this three day program lectures in lectures interactive case discussions and slide seminars. Further, the conference would be a forum for the participants to interact with the experts.

WHAT IS COLLEGE OF PATHOLOGISTS

In February 1975, with the help of Dr. Doris Peiris, Pathologist, General Hospital, Colombo and Dr. H. R. Wickremesinghe, Neuropathologist, during an informal discussion in their room, it was drafted the format of a letter which was sent to all eligible pathologists on 01.Mar.1975 inviting them for a meeting on 15.Mar.1975 to initiate the formation of a body to promote the development of pathology and allied fields in Sri Lanka. In response to this invitation a meeting was held at 5.00 p.m. on 15.Mar.1975 in the Consultants Lounge of the General Hospital, Colombo with the participation of eighteen pathologists. Dr. W.D. Ratnavale was elected portem President and Dr. D. P. K. M. de Silva protem secretary.

The house then discussed whether to form a college or an association and unanimously decided to form a College of Pathologists. Dr. Balasubramaniam proposed that this meeting be considered the inaugural meeting of the College of Pathologists of Sri Lanka. This was seconded by Dr. Mrs. Ranee Perera and was passed unanimously by the house. The house then drafted the Constitution of the College. Dr. H. R. Wickramasinghe proposed that the draft Constitution be accepted by the house. This was seconded by Dr. Mrs. N. Prematilleke and was unanimously passed by the house.

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