Associate Clinical Professor
Division of Graduate Nursing
Advanced Role M.S.N. Department
Bellet Building, Rm. 1226
Dr. Ward is a Family Nurse Practitioner with extensive teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She currently teaches Drexel students at the doctoral, masters, and undergraduate levels.
Her doctoral dissertation (2002, Binghamton University, NY) entitled “Determinants of Health for Hispanic Migrant Farmworkers” was the first piece in a program of research aimed at promoting justice for farmworkers. After earning her Ph.D., Dr. Ward completed a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship at the International Center of Research for Women, Children, and Vulnerable Families in the School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Ward’s current research focuses on cultural and psychosocial influences on health and safety.