Dr Gihane Endrawes


Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery


Dr Gihane Endrawes is a lecturer at Western Sydney University with more than 20 years teaching and mental health experience.  Gihane completed here PhD in 2003 on the caregiving experience of caring for a relative with mental illness, and worked as a Clinical Nurse Consultant -transcultural mental health, involved in review and development of policies, practice guidelines and various quality improvement projects. She received 2 Nurse Achievement awards and “Excellence in Engagement” award – Mental Health Theme due to her contribution to mental health nursing.  She has experience in research supervision, leading research teams, obtaining research grants, developed and reviewed curriculum, coordinating under-graduate and post-graduate subjects for many years.

Research Interests

  • Mental health
  • Quality of life
  • Nursing education
  • Gender issues
  • Transcultural nursing
  • Domestic violence issues
  • Spirituality
  • Caregivers experience
  • Qualitative and Quantitative research methodologies

Qualifications & Recognition

  • PhD, Western Sydney University
  • Master in Health Science (Education), Sydney University
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Western Sydney University
  • Graduate Certificate (Research), Western Sydney University
  • Certificate (Mental Health)
  • Certificate IV in Health Promotion
  • Certificate IV in Business (Human Resources)
  • Received 2 Nurse Achievement Awards from SWAHS and ‘Excellence in Engagement’ – Mental Health Theme Award

Research & Publications

Contact Details

Telephone+61 400 027 345
LocationParramatta South Campus, Sydney