Mrs. U.G.Nirmala Priyadarshani entered the BSc Nursing Degree Programme, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna in 2010. She graduated with a Second Class Upper Division obtaining the best results of the 2009/2010 batch. Afterwards she joined Lanka Hospitals PLC as a staff Nurse. Then She served at Department of Nursing, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Ruhuna (2016 March- 2018 March) as a temporary demonstrator. After completion of two years period as a demonstrator, she joined the Department of Nursing, KIU, Battaramulla as a lecturer and worked there for 3 years. (March 2018- March 2021).
She has successfully completed Postgraduate Diploma in Health Development from Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. And Training Programme on Computer Based Data analysis at University of Sri Jayewardanepura.
At present she is serving as a Lecturer (Probationary), Department of Cilinical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing.
Ms Nirmala’s research interests include geriatric nursing, psychology and public health. She has many publications in those research areas in scientific journals and research conferences.