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National Resource Center on Native American Aging

Cole Ward, NRCNAA Research Specialist

Cole Ward is a research specialist for the National Resource Center on Native American Aging at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks.

In this position, Cole coordinates and facilitates data collection and data analysis, assists tribal stakeholders with questions relating to the needs assessment survey, and disseminates information to tribal and rural health stakeholders via public speaking presentations and posters.

Prior to joining the CRH, he worked as a graduate teaching assistant for the Sociology Department at UND. He holds a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice studies and a master of arts degree in sociology, both form UND. Cole is originally from Browns Valley, Minnesota, and currently lives in Grand Forks.


Contact Cole by calling (701) 777-4404 or send an email.