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SriLankan’s Dr. Anoma Jayasinghe becomes first Lankan IAASM member

Dr. Anoma Jayasinghe
Dr. Anoma Jayasinghe

Group Medical Officer of SriLankan Airlines, Dr. Anoma Jayasinghe, has become the first Sri Lankan professional in Aviation Medicine to be selected as a member of the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine (IAASM), in recognition of her contribution to this field in Sri Lanka for over a decade.

Aviation and Space Medicine are the fields in medicine which are concerned with the maintenance of health, safety and performance of those involved in aviation or space activity. Founded in 1955, IAASM has a limited membership of approximately 240 medical professionals from around the world.

Dr. Jayasinghe would be academician of IAASM.

Dr. Jayasinghe is a member of the Medical Board of the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL) which she also serves as a Medical Examiner. She is a full member of the Australian Society of Aerospace Medicine, a Member of the Aero Space Medical Association USA (AsMA), and a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority Australia (CASA).

She is also an active member and acts in the capacity of a technical advisor for the project CAPSCA (Collaborative Arrangement for the Prevention and Management of Public Health Events in Civil Aviation) which is affiliated to IATA and ICAO. She joined SriLankan Airlines in 2002.

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