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Faculty

Wendy L. Ward, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

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  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Sections

  • Psychology

Specialties

  • Psychology

Contact Information

  • Email: WWard@uams.edu
    Phone: 501-364-1021
    Fax: 501-364-2840
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way, Slot 512-21
    Little Rock, AR 72202

Education

  • M.A., Univ Of No Carolina At Greensb, 1993
  • B.A., University of North Carolina, 1991
  • Residency, Rush-St. Luke's-Presbyterian Medical Center, 1996
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina @ Greensboro, 1996

Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Psychology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1996-1997

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Arkansas Psychology Board

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Clinical Research, Pediatric obesity, medical adherence, pediatric sleep disorders, posttraumatic stress with acute injury, coping with chronic illness

Recent Honors

  • Membership, Leadership Women in Psychology (competitive application and acceptance), American Psychology Association , 2010
  • Recipient, Educator of the Year (Received April 2013) , University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, 2011
  • Awarded, Dean's Educational Excellence Award, University of Arkansas for Medical Science, 2012
  • Runner Up, Mentor of the Year, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, 2013
  • Awarded, Dean's Educational Excellence Award, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2013
  • Awarded, Dean's Educational Excellence Award, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2014
  • Recipient, Educator Emeritus (in honor of winning Educator of the Year for the third time), University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2014
  • Nominated, Mentor of the Year, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, 2014
  • Finalist, Chancellor's Teaching Award in Teaching Excellence in Society and Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2014
  • Chancellor's Teaching Award in Teaching Excellence in Society and Health, 2015

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Santos, M., Ward W., Gray, J., . Pediatric obesity in early childhood: a physician screening tool.. Clinical Pediatrics 2015
  • Journal Article, Santos, M., Cadieux, A., Gray, J., Ward W. Pediatric obesity in early childhood: a physician screening tool. Clinical Pediatrics 2015 55(4):356-62.
  • Journal Article, Davis B., Hill, S.E.M., Ward W. Faculty burnout in a large department of pediatrics. J of Hosp Admin 2015 :4(2), 74-78. .
  • Journal Article, Jones, K., Pulliam, E., Schulz, E., Ward W. Russian Adoption: A Mixed Clinical Presentation. Clinical Pediatrics 2015
  • Journal Article, Agarwal, A., Willis, D., Tang, X., Bauer, M., Belinski, A., Com, G., ., Ward W., Carroll, J. Transition of Respiratory Technology dependent patients from pediatric to adult pulmonology.. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015
  • Journal Article, Cadieux A Getzoff E Baughcum A., Shaffer L Santos M Sallinen G., Gray J Burton T., Ward W. Recommendations for psychologist in stage III pediatric obesity program. . Children’s Health Care 2015
  • Journal Article, Whiteside-Mansell L., Weber J., Moore P., Johnson D., Williams E., Ward W. School Bonding of Early Adolescents: Psychometrics of the Brief Survey of School Bonding. J of Early Adolescence 2015 35:245-275.
  • Journal Article, Agarwal A., Willis D., Tang X., Bauer M., Berlinski A., Com G., Ward W., Carroll J. Transition of Respiratory Technology dependent patients from pediatric to adult pulmonology. Pediatr Pulmonol 2015 February;
  • Journal Article, Jones K., Pulliam E., Schulz E., Ward W. Russian Adoption: A Mixed Clinical Presentation in Resident Rounds Section. Clin Pediatr 2015 March ;
  • Journal Article, Mesman, G., Magness, J., Ward W. Educational Handouts for Obese Latino Youth. Pediatric Health Care 2015 29(3):222-32.

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