Associate Professor Lucie Ramjan

Position

Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery

Biography

Lucie Ramjan is an Associate Professor and Director of Academic Workforce (Parramatta) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Western Sydney University. She is also a core member of the Translational Health Research Institute (THRI), Young & Resilient Research Centre and an affiliate member of the Centre for Oral Health Outcomes & Research Translation (COHORT) and 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. Lucie is a qualitative and mixed method researcher who is committed to education and workforce research, research with adolescents and young people and mental health research, particularly in the area of eating disorders. Her research scholarship is characterised by interdisciplinary and international collaborations culminating in research outputs and funding success. Most notably Lucie is proud to have secured research funding as first CI on a competitive grant from The Ian Potter Foundation Ltd to develop and pilot test a mentorship program for people with anorexia nervosa. This followed further Research Development Strategic Initiative Funding through Western Sydney University to extend and pilot to people with any type of eating disorder. Lucie was also invited to contribute to a White Paper on eating disorders and obesity which also secured funding.

Lucie is currently supervising 10 research higher degree students and has supervised 9 students to completion [3 PhD; 1 MN(Hons); 5 BN(Hons)].

Lucie’s teaching excellence is evidenced by the receipt of two prestigious teaching awards. In 2011, Lucie received the College of Health & Science Learning and Teaching Award and in 2012 Lucie received an Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT) National Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning. Lucie continues to teach in both the undergraduate and postgraduate programs within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Western Sydney University.

Other professional activities: Lucie is the Vice-President (WSU) of the Xi Omicron at-Large Chapter of Sigma and the Chair of the Adolescent & Young People Interest Group of the Australian College of Nursing. She is also an Associate Editor for Contemporary Nurse.

Prior to employment at Western Sydney University, Lucie was a clinician working with adolescents 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)

Contact Details

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