Nancy Rea

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Ph.D. Public Health

Dr. Nancy Rea serves as contributing faculty for the PhD in Public Health and DrPH programs. Most recently she served as the Program Director for the doctoral public health programs. She began her career at Walden University as part-time faculty in the College of Health Sciences in November, 2007 and became full-time faculty member in the College of Health Sciences in 2008 and taught Biostatistics and Epidemiology courses at Walden. She served as a chair on dissertation committees, member and URR She has 28 years with local, regional and state government experience as a public health administrator and epidemiologist. Nancy has been involved as a researcher in community-based settings in a variety of areas including community health assessment, infectious and chronic diseases, maternal and child health, and bioterrorism and pandemic preparedness and has served as content/methodology/statistics expert in many of those areas. She is a member of the American Public Health Association and received a PhD from the University of Pittsburgh in 2000, and a Masters Degree in Health Service Administration from Gannon University in 1991. She received the Presidents Award for Academic Excellence in January 2012 from Walden Univerisity. She currently holds a Certification in Public Health (CPH).


PhD, University of Pittsburgh

MHSA, Gannon University

BA, Edinboro University