Danielle Wofford, R.N. is an E.R. nurse and a PhD student at the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University. Danielle’s current research centers on understanding health disparities and exploring the concept of wellness in refugee populations. She has experience with refugees both locally and internationally. Prior to ASU, Danielle served as an educator, volunteer and international aid nurse in Egypt, Haiti, Kenya, and Belgium (to name a few places). As a nurse manager for Aswan Heart Centre in Aswan, Egypt, Danielle assisted in building acute care environments for vulnerable populations as well as created care delivery models and nurse education curriculum. This experience drove her forward to pursue her PhD from Arizona State University. Ultimately, her goal is to pursue a career as a nursing faculty and contribute to the advancement of nursing research in holistic health and wellness in vulnerable populations.
Research/Clinical Practice Area: Jonas Nurse Leader – Global Health
Dissertation: Introducing Caring Science to Syrian refugees