Dr. Ian Ward

Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies
College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1090
Buies Creek, NC 27506


Ian Ward gained a Bachelor of Science in Computing and Business from Manchester University, England. He attended the Methodist University Physician Assistant Program, earning a Master of Medical Science degree. He studied at Nova Southeastern University, completing a 4-year Doctor of Health Science degree, specializing in Health Education and Leadership.

Dr. Ward worked as a project manager and business analyst for IBM and as a self-employed consultant, before making a mid-career change to become a physician assistant. Dr. Ward’s clinical experience includes working in behavioral medicine at Cape Fear Valley Hospital and in Urgent Care. Since August 2015, Dr. Ward has worked in PA education, first at Methodist University, before joining the faculty of Campbell University Physician Assistant Program in August 2018.

Dr. Ward is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and licensed by the North Carolina Medical Board. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, a member of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants, and a member of the Physician Assistant Education Association.