Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Miss Sanchia S. Goonewardene MBChB (Hons.Clin.Sc), BMedSc(Hons), PGCGC, Dip.SSc, MRCS (Ed and Eng) MPhil Spr, East of England Deanery.
Sanchia Goonewardene qualified from Birmingham Medical School with Honours in Clinical Science and a BMedSc Degree in Medical Genetics and Molecular Medicine. She has over 620 publications to her name with 2 papers as a number 1 most cited in fields (Biomedical Library), and has significantly contributed to the Urological Academic World- she has since added a section to the European Association of Urology Congress on Prostate Cancer Survivorship and Supportive Care and is an associate member of an EAU guidelines panel on Chronic Pelvic Pain. She has been the UK lead in an EAU led study on Salvage Prostatectomy.
Her background with research entails an MPhil, which was drawn up for PCUK then, NICE endorsed. She gained funding from the Wellcome Trust for her Research Elective. She is also an Alumni of the Urology Foundation. She also has 4 books published- Core Surgical Procedures for Urology Trainees ( 9,800 downloads), Prostate Cancer Survivorship (6,900 downloads), and Management of None Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (11,900 downloads).
She has supervised her 1st thesis with Kings College London and Guys Hospital, (BMedSci Degree gained 1st class, students’ thesis score 95%). She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Robotic Surgery. She is an Editorial board member of the World Journal of Urology and was invited to be Guest Editor for a Special Issue on Salvage Therapy in Prostate Cancer. Additionally, she is on The International Continence Society Panel on Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Good Urodynamic Practices, ICS abstract reviewer and has been an EPoster Chair at ICS. She has also chaired semi live surgery at ERUS and presented as part of the Young Academic Urology Section at ERUS.