Associate Professor Lucie Ramjan

Position

Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery

Biography

Lucie Ramjan has been a tenured academic staff member in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University since 2008. She is currently an Associate Professor and Academic Course Advisor (ACA) for International Programs and the Master of Primary Health Care in the School. She is also a member of the Centre for Applied Nursing Research (CANR) and an affiliate member of the Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research.

Lucie graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing (Honours – 1st Class) in 2003 and was awarded a PhD in 2007. She was the recipient of a UWS College of Health & Science Learning and Teaching Citation in 2011 and recipient of a National Teaching Award (OLT) in 2012 for outstanding contribution to students’ learning.

Lucie teaches in a range of first and second year clinical based units in the undergraduate program and coordinates postgraduate units. Lucie has supervised Bachelor of Nursing (Honours), Masters (Honours) and PhD students to completion.

Lucie is a qualitative and mixed method researcher who is committed to educational research and mental health research, particularly in the area of eating disorders. In 2014 Lucie received funding from The Ian Potter Foundation to develop a mentoring program for people with anorexia nervosa. In 2015 Lucie was awarded a UWS Women’s Research Fellowship to extend the pilot to all eating disorders. In 2017 Lucie received further Researcher Development Funding for eating disorder research into patient experiences and recovery. She is also a member of a research team that received Nursing and Midwifery Strategic Reserve Funding in 2017 for a mental health culture change initiative.

Prior to employment at Western Sydney University, Lucie was an adolescent clinician working at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children) in roles as a Registered Nurse and Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Research Interests

  • Child and Adolescent Health
  • Educational research
  • Mental Health - Anorexia Nervosa
  • Numeracy

Committees

  • Member of the Australian and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED)
  • Member of the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC)
  • Secretary, Sigma Theta Tau International (Xi Omicron-at-Large Chapter)
  • Member Australian College of Nursing (ACN)

Qualifications and Recognition

  • PhD University of Western Sydney, 2003-2007
  • BNurs (Hons) University of Western Sydney, 2000-2002
  • BNurs University of Western Sydney, Nepean, 1997-1999
  • College of Health and Science Learning and Teaching Citation, 2011
  • National OLT Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, 2012

Research & Publications

For a complete list of my publications please see my publications page (opens in a new window)

View my ResearchGate profile (opens in a new window)

Contacts Details

EmailL.Ramjan@westernsydney.edu.au
Telephone+61 2 9685 9032
LocationParramatta Campus