Medical School or Training
Michigan State University-College of Human Medicine, 1994
Sparrow Hospital Health System, Pediatrics, MI, 1998
Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics
Dr. Woolford’s research interests include behavioral interventions in the clinical setting for the treatment of obesity, focusing on the use of communications technology to enhance patient engagement and adherence to treatment recommendations. In recognition of her innovative work in the area of childhood obesity, Dr. Woolford has received awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and from the Society for Adolescent Medicine.
Susan J. Woolford, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) unit in the Division of General Pediatrics and the Medical Director of the C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center at the University of Michigan. Dr. Woolford earned her medical degree at Michigan State University where she also completed her residency and Chief Residency. She completed her Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan, where she also received her Master of Public Health degree with an emphasis in Health Behavior and Health Education. Her clinical interests are childhood obesity prevention and treatment, particularly for severely obese adolescents.
In recognition of her innovative work in the area of childhood obesity, Dr. Woolford has received awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and from the Society for Adolescent Medicine.