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Thakshan Lal Udayamitta FERNANDO

MB BS (Ceylon) 1956, DPM (Otago) 1977, MRANZCP 1978, FRANZCP 1981

Born Colombo, Sri Lanka 31 Jan 1932                            Died Wellington 8 Aug 2013

Thakshan Fernando

Educated at Ananda College, Colombo

HS / HP, Sri Lanka 1956 - 1957

Haematology Registrar, Sri Lanka 1958 - 1959

General practice, Colombo 1960 - 1974

Fellowship in General Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Paris, France 1971 - 1972

Medical Officer in Psychiatry, Wellington and Porirua Hospitals 1974 - 1978. During this time he was mentored in psychiatry training by John and Anne Hall, John Roberts and Evelyn Lind.

Consultant Psychiatrist, Porirua Hospital 1978 - 1981

Senior Lecturer in Psychological Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine, and Consultant Psychiatrist, Wellington Hospital 1981 - 1989

Deputy Director of Mental Health, NZ Ministry of Health 1989 - 1990

Director of Mental Health, NZ Ministry of Health 1990 - 1993

 

 

photograph courtesy Thakshan Fernando
Last updated 2 November 2016.