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L Gayani Tillekeratne

Assistant Research Professor, Global Health
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
School of Medicine
Gayani Tillekeratne

Summary

Prior to joining the DGHI faculty, Gayani Tillekeratne, MD, MSc, completed the Global Health Residency/Fellowship Pathway through DGHI's Hubert Yeargan Center for Global Health, a Fogarty International Clinical Research Fellowship, and a Master of Science in Global Health at Duke. Dr. Tillekeratne's work centers on identifying causes of acute febrile respiratory tract infections and using rapid diagnostics to improve antibiotic stewardship and decrease antimicrobial resistance in Sri Lanka. She received her medical degree from Duke University and completed her Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases training at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Bodinayake, CK, Tillekeratne, LG, Nagahawatte, A, Devasiri, V, Kodikara Arachichi, W, Strouse, JJ, Sessions, OM, Kurukulasooriya, R, Uehara, A, Howe, S, Ong, XM, Tan, S, Chow, A, Tummalapalli, P, De Silva, AD, Østbye, T, Woods, CW, Gubler, DJ, & Reller, ME. (2016, October 6). Emergence of Epidemic Dengue-1 Virus in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10 (10), e0004995-null.

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