Anna Frances (Fran) Wenger, PhD, RN, FAAN

Deceased 2013

Last Employment:
Professor and Director Emeritus, Goshen College, Goshen, IN
Senior Scholar, Interfaith Health Program, Rollins School Of Public Health, Emory University
Program Consultant
Ethiopia Public Health Training Initiative, Carter Center

Expertise Areas:

  • Teaching Learning Workshops
  • Curriculum Development
  • Ethiopian Public Health
  • Faith and Health
  • Cultural Groups
    • Ethiopian
    • Amish
    • Vietnamese
    • Russian
  • Research Methodology

Languages spoken, read/write*:


Select Publications:

Murray, J.P., Wenger, A. F. Z., Downes, E., & Terrazaz, S. B. (2011). Educating health professionals in low-resource countries: A global approach. New York: Springer.

Book Chapters
Wenger, A.F.Z., & Wenger, M. R. (2008). The Amish. In L. Purnell (Ed.), Transcultural health care: A culturally competent approach
(3rd edition). Philadelphia, F.A. Davis.

Journal Articles
Wenger, A.F.Z. Contributing author. (October 2010). Core Curriculum for Transcultural Nursing and health care, in M. k. Douglas, & Pacquiao, D. F. (Eds), Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 21 (Supp 1), 139S- 140 S.

Plowden, K. O., & Wenger, A.F.Z. (2001). Strange to friend enabler: Creating a community of care in African American Research using ethnomethods. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 12 (1), 34-39.

Former President Jimmy Carter with Dr Fran Wenger, Director of Emory’s SON ‘s Transcultural Program