Dr. W.A.S. Saroja Weerakoon, Grade I Senior Lecturer in Ayurveda Pediatrics, Institute of Indigenous Medicine (IIM), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Ayurvedic Consultant Pediatrician in National Ayurveda Teaching Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka. She has completed her Master Degree in Ayurveda Pediatrics, University of Colombo and PhD Degree in Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. As a clinical and an academic researcher engaging to strengthen research competence in Ayurveda and Traditional Medical System in Sri Lanka.
Her research interests include bioactivities of indigenous medicines and Pediatric related disorders such as Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Attention deficit Hyperactive disorders and Muscular dystrophies. Current research and consulting areas are; research on Pediatrics behavioral disorders and muscular dystrophies. She is a Member of Ethics Review Committee, Institute of Indigenous Medicine and a member of Editorial Board of Sri Lanka Journal of Indigenous Medicine at present.
Title : Ayurvedic approach towards mental disorders in children
Title : Evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of Ayurveda Treatment Regimen on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Becker Muscular Dystrophy using Reliability of Quantifying Muscle strength.
Title : Ayurvedic approach on management of cerebral palsy