Dawn C. Ward, MD

Dawn C. Ward, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Member, JCCC Community




Laboratory Medicine

Institutional Affiliation

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center



Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, National Institute of Health, 2011 - 2013


MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 2008


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of California Los Angeles, 2013 - 2014
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, UC Irvine College of Medicine, 2008 - 2011

Board Certifications

Pathology-Clinical, American Board of Pathology, 2014
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, American Board of Pathology, 2014

Contact Information

Scientific Interests

Dr. Dawn Ward's research focuses primarily on the clinically-oriented aspects of Transfusion Medicine, cellular therapies and laboratory operations. She has specifically focused on practices that improve patient safety, quality initiatives, standardization and blood utilization.

Highlighted Publications

Kallen ME, Sim MS, Radosavcev BL, Humphries RM, Ward DC, Apple SK. A quality initiative of postoperative radiographic imaging performed on mastectomy specimens to reduce histology cost and pathology report turnaround time. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2015 Oct;19(5):353-8. doi: 10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2015.07.007. Epub 2015 Jul 17.