People

Barbara Ward

Survey Director

Biography

Barbara Ward is a Survey Director in Survey Research Operations. She has 20 years’ experience in survey research, including 12 years in proposal development and financial management and 8 years managing data collection activities.Barb has experience managing complex data collection projects including mixed mode efforts, collecting biomarker and environmental data. Some of Barb’s recent projects include The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Project and Moving To Opportunity. She is currently leading the project management team for the Army STARRS project which is a five-year, $35 Million project comprised of five major data collection components. Barb is a Certified Project Manager Professional (PMP) and is certified to train in the administration of the World Health Organization CIDI (Composite International Diagnostic Interview). She completed her Masters degree in Business at Eastern Michigan University in 1986.