Ms. Ward is a Clinical Research Coordinator with the Health Decision Sciences Center. She is very interested in patient empowerment as well as the normalization of shared decision making and co-production. Currently, she is involved in research regarding the effectiveness of various patient decision aids, as well as research regarding elective orthopedic surgery decisions.
Ms. Ward has previously engaged with shared decision making at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice where she examined the use of decision aids in breast cancer treatment. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Dartmouth College.