Jaffna Students Excel at Malaysian Physiology Quiz | Aug 2015
The 13th Inter Medical School Physiology Quiz (IMSPQ) was held on 12th and 13th of August 2015, at University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This year, Mr. Ashokumar Piratheepan, Mr. Ganeshamoorthy Praneev and Miss. Jothiji Sivahurunathan from 35th batch represented Jaffna Medical Faculty at the event.
They were selected in the written exam held on 12th August and entered into Oral quiz competition today, on 13th August. At the first round they topped the list of their group and with 12 points; they entered into second round that held among the best 12 teams and subsequently into semi finals that held among the best 6 teams.
It is a great achievement that our students have won the 6th place in 13th IMSPQ, out of 93 Medical School took part this year. University of Gaja Mada, Indonesia; University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka; University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Sudan Medical School won the first four places respectively.
At this juncture, we specially thank our Alumni (JMFOA – North America, UK and Australia Chapter) for sponsoring Jaffna Students and enabling them to take part in such a great International Academic Event. We also thank Prof. K. Sivapalan (Head/Physiology) and Dept Staff, Dr. S. Balakumar (Dean/Medicine) and Dr. (Mrs). V. Ambalavanar (Senior Tresuerer/MSU) for their encouragement, support and guidance throughout.