Dr. Paulisa Ward was born in Nassau, Bahamas and grew up in the Caribbean. She completed undergraduate studies at the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She then earned her medical degree from the University of the West Indies and completed her residency in Internal medicine at Harlem Hospital in New York. She currently works in primary and inpatient care in Mobile, Alabama. Her interests include playing tennis, cooking, reading about world history , and women empowerment among other things.