Robyn Ward, PhD, CRNA

Robyn Ward, Resident Faculty, Nurse Anesthesia Program
Ward, PhD, CRNA
Nurse Anesthesia Program
Teaching Faculty
Bayside C-117-B
(850) 770-2422

Office Hours:

  • Monday: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - noon; 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - noon; 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - noon; 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

A native of Montana, Robyn C. Ward, PhD, CRNA, joined the Navy Nurse Corps in 1990 and went on to earn her Master’s degree in the Navy’s Nurse Anesthesia Program at Georgetown University in 2000.  She retired from the U.S. Navy, with 20 years of service in 2010.  She joins FSU Panama City as the Associate Program Administrator for the Nurse Anesthesia Program and teaching faculty for Research and Anatomy/Physiology.  Dr. Ward’s dissertation was entitled “Assessing the Validity and Reliability of Computer-Based Case Simulations in a Nurse Anesthesia Specialty” for which she earned her PhD in 2018 from Rush University.  In addition to education, one of her primary interests, is in testing, certification, and recertification for nurse anesthetists.  She has served as an Item Writer for national examinations through the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) since 2004, and served on the Board of Directors for the NBCRNA from 2006-2012.  Her clinical background includes all anesthesia specialties, but on the top of her list of favorites is a keen interest and background in obstetric and regional anesthesia.

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