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Susan Woolford

Associate Professor; Medical Director, Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center
Medicine

MPH, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan
MD, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
BS, Biochemistry, Andrews University

Dr. Woolford’s clinical and research interests focus on behavioral interventions in the clinical setting for the treatment of obesity, particularly for severely obese adolescents. Her research explores the delivery of weight management interventions and outcomes from multidisciplinary obesity care. In particular, Dr. Woolford’s work focuses 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.


Projects:

CSI Ann Arbor

University Affiliation(s)

CHEAR Center

Community and Professional Affiliation(s)

Academic Pediatric Association | Academic Pediatric Association 2004-present Member | American Academy of Pediatrics | American Academy of Pediatrics 1998-present Member | American Medical Association | American Medical Association 2004-present Member | National Medical Association | National Medical Association 2005-present Member | North American Association for the Study of Obesity | North American Association for the Study of Obesity 2008-present Member | Society for Adolescent Medicine | Society for Pediatric Research | Society for Pediatric Research 2009-present Member

Research Area(s)

Health services research

Grants

  • Co-investigator of: BMI12: Brief Motivational Interviewing to Reduce Child BMI (Body Mass Index)
  • Principal investigator of: Novel Individual Tailored Mobile Messages to Enhance Weight Loss for Teens
  • Principal investigator of: "WEIGH COOL" - eNUTRITION FOR TEENS
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