Earlise Ward, PhD – University of Wisconsin-Madison

/Earlise Ward, PhD – University of Wisconsin-Madison

Earlise Ward, PhD – University of Wisconsin-Madison

Earlise Ward, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She conducts community-based participatory clinical research focused on African American adults’ mental health and culturally competent mental health care. As a researcher and licensed psychologist, Dr. Ward has witnessed first-hand in her clinical practice the impact of mental health disparities among African Americans. Her program of research focuses on developing and testing culturally adapted mental health interventions for African American adults with depression. Dr. Ward has expanded her research on an international level. In particular, she is collaborating with researchers in the US Virgin Islands and Ghana, Africa, to develop and test culturally specific behavioral treatments for depression.
Dr. Ward states, “As a graduate student, postdoctoral fellow and assistant professor, my mentors were instrumental in my educational and career advancement.” Dr. Ward believes effective mentoring is critical, and she has been involved with NRMN since 2014, actively involved in implementing ongoing research mentor trainings locally and regionally.

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