Upuli A. Dissanayake


Bachelor’s degree, College of Liberal Arts and Science, University of Florida
Master of Science, Epidemiology, University of Florida
Certified in Public Health (CPH)

Hometown: Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Research Interests: Infectious diseases, antibiotic resistance, bacteriophage therapy, gut microbiome, pediatrics
Long-term career goals: I hope to blend research findings with clinical applications and deliver effective interventions to the public over the course of my future career. My professional goals include a mixture of academic research, patient care, and teaching.
What philosophy guides your education? Work smart, work hard, and have fun. Don’t forget to take notes.