The Department of Clinical Nursing integrates staff expertise in four fields of nursing – adult health, children health, young people health, and mental health – with advanced clinical practice, general practice, postgraduate  nursing education  and clinical research. The department  focus on developing the practical skills, research, and innovation involved in our field in cooperation with working life .The  nursing academics  specialized in different specialty areas in nursing  in the department enables the graduates to work collaboratively on education, professional practice development and research, and creates a rich network of nursing and clinical nursing experts.

Our team of highly qualified nursing staff  is committed to produce the next generation of outstanding, skilled and compassionate nursing professionals. We   take an active role in   clinical nursing   care networks in order to reform nursing  education and working life.  We are happy to help our clients with various challenges involving training, research, development, and innovation.

Academic Staff

Prof. SSP Warnakulasuriya

Professor (Dean of the Faculty)
RN, RMN, Dip in Teaching and Supervision, BScN (Hons.) (OUSL) , PGDCP (Colombo), MNSc (Adelaide-Australia), PhD (USJP)

Professor  Gnanaselvam Kisokanth – (Academic advisor)
Head of the Department

Professor in Clinical Nursing
BSc in Nursing (Special) (USJP), RN, PhD (USJP)

Mrs. Herath Mudiyanselage Chandrani Menike Herath
Lecturer (Unconfirmed)
RN, RM, Dip. in Management and Supervision in Nursing, BScN (Hons) (OUSL), MSc in Food & Nutrition(UoP)

Miss Ruwandi De Silva
Probationary Lecturer
RN, BSc (OUSL), MPH in Epidemiology (Kelaniya)


Mrs. Udalamatta Gamage Nirmala Priyadarshani
Lecturer (Probationary)
BSc (Hons) Nursing(UoR), PGDip in Health Development(UoC)

Mrs. Hewage Shereen Senarathne
Lecturer (Probationary)
RN, RM, Dip. in Teaching and Supervision in Nursing, BScN (OUSL), PGDHD, Master of Nursing (Open University Malaysia)

Mrs. KMD Nadeeshani

BSc (Hons) Nursing(KDU)

Lecturer (Probationary)

(2020 – 2023)

Ms. A. A. D. Rangana

RN,BSc in Nursing


(2020 – 2023)

Non Academic Staff

Mrs. Thilini Alwis

Technical Officer

A.M.A.D.Shanuka Naveen

Management Assistant

Mrs. Dishani Marasinghe

Lab Attendant

Miss Saduni Nethma

Lab Attendant