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WSNA would like to congrat­u­late Washington state nurse and WSNA member Teresa Ward, RN, PhD on her induc­tion into the 2018 Class of Academy Fellows! The American Academy of Nursing honored and inducted Wren at this year’s Trans­forming Health, Driving Policy confer­ence„ held Nov. 1 – 3.

Ward is a professor and interim chair for the Depart­ment of Psychoso­cial and Commu­nity Health at the Univer­sity of Washington School of Nursing, the co-director of the Center for Innova­tion in Sleep Self-Manage­ment (CISSM) and affil­iate researcher at the Center for Health Innova­tion and Policy Science. She has dedicated herself to clinical and research work as a sleep nurse practi­tioner. Her work has helped manage behav­ioral sleep problems in children and adoles­cents, integrate behavior change strate­gies for parents of preschool children with poor sleep health, provide tools and skills for self-manage­ment of sleep through technology and more. Read more on her accom­plish­ments and background here.