Joan F. Ward MS, PA-C

Joan F. Ward MS, PA-C

Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Program Director, Graduate Professional Physician Assistant Studies

Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies


Master’s Degree, Physician Assistant Studies

Bachelor’s Degree Elementary Education


Professor Ward brings 16 years of clinical experience in gastroenterology and emergency medicine. She has been a physician assistant educator for many years as a clinical coordinator (Philadelphia University). She is actively involved in the Physician Assistant Education Association as a clinical coordinator facilitator. Professor Ward received a bachelor of science in education from Cabrini College, a certificate of Physician Assistant Students from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences and completed a master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Philadelphia University. She has been involved in community activities for many years at the local fire company.

Contact Information

Office location: IPEX, Room 216
Mailing address: University of Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
Office Phone: 215-596-7142
Office Fax: 215-596-7147