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Melvin A. Ward

Melvin A. Ward was American nursing educator. National Defense Education Act fellow, 1964-1967. Member National Association Advisors Health Professions, Sigma Xi.


  • Ward, Melvin A. was born on June 4, 1940 in Tonkawa, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Franklin Daniel and Lottie Mae (Abel) Ward.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Oklahoma State University, 1962. Master of Science, University hawaii, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University hawaii, 1969.


    • Postdoctoral fellow University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1969-1970, Purdue University, 1970-1971. Teaching assistant biochemistry University Hawaii, 1962-1964. Professor biology Hawaii Loa College, Kaneohe, 1971-1992, Hawaii Pacific University, Hawaii Loa Campus, 1992—1999.

      Director health science progressive Hawaii Loa College, 1976-1992, retired, 1999. Advisor pre-medical program Hawaii Pacific University, 1994-1999, academy coordinator pre-medical studies, 1997-1999. senior veterinary Arkansas State Trapshooting Handicap Champion.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member National Association Advisors Health Professions, Sigma Xi.


    • Married Sharon Lynn Ward, July 3, 1969. Children: Alyssa Elizabeth, Robert Benjamin.
    • father: Franklin Daniel Ward
    • mother: Lottie Mae (Abel) Ward
    • spouse: Sharon Lynn Ward
    • children: Alyssa Elizabeth Ward
    • Robert Benjamin Ward
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