Ph.D., Loyola University; M.N., University of Washington; B.S.N., University of Florida



Dr. Wray is an associate professor in the Department of Nursing. She holds a Ph.D. from Loyola University, an M.N. from the University of Washington and a B.S.N. from the University of Florida.

Professor Wray's specialty is psychiatric and mental health nursing with subspecialties in addictions nursing and counseling. Her other teaching interests include global health, vulnerable populations, health care policy, pastoral care and counseling, and theoretical and philosophical perspectives for evidence-based practice. Her next research project is a hermeneutic phenomenological study of the meaning of multi-generational substance abuse to Appalachian women living in Cincinnati.

Dr. Wray's personal interests include hiking, camping, biking, kayaking, birdwatching, travelling, and attending her kids' athletic events. She also enjoys cooking, dining, entertaining, reading, attending theater, concerts, and fine films.