DR. H. O. GUNEWARDENE
M.B.,B.S. Lond., D.M.R.E. Cant.
Hubert Oliver Gunewardene was born in Sri Lanka, then Ceylon, on June 6
. 1890. He waseducated at the Colombo Academy, which later became Royal College, studied medicine at theMedical College, Colombo, and did his post graduate work in London, England, where he later hadrooms in Harley Street as a Consultant Cardiologist. He later returned to Ceylon to practice.
In about 1933, at the behest of the Government, he returned to England to study radiology toset up and head, in Colombo, Ceylon’s ﬁrst Department of Radiology and X-ray facility.