Nate Wade joined ASU's College of Health Solutions in August 2013 and currently serves as the Senior Director for Academic Services for Pre-Health Professions at the downtown campus. Prior to arriving at ASU, Nate was a Program Director for science academic advising within the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Before becoming an academic advisor, Nate was a Residence Life Coordinator for a co-ed, freshmen residential college at Louisiana State University. Nate has earned a Master’s in Public Administration, a Master’s of Education in Counseling Student Services, and a Graduate Certificate in Translational and Molecular Sciences. He is currently earning his PhD in Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology at ASU. Nate has a wealth of experience working with students in the STEM disciplines, developing innovative engagement opportunities, and advising students in the pre-health professions.
Research and scholarly interests include science/technology policy, personalized medicine, higher education, health policy, and bioethics. Nate's thesis explored the medicolegal system and reporting of death in the United States with a particular emphasis on quantitative data collection and analysis of a system transitioning from a coroner to a medical examiner system in Jefferson County, Alabama.