Susan Woolford

Susan J. Woolford, M.D., M.P.H.

Medical Director, Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

300 North Ingalls 6D20
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5456

Office: 734-615-8214; Fax: 734-264-2599

E-mail: swoolfor[at]med.umich[dot]edu

Curriculum Vitae  

Biography, Education, Fellowship, ResidencyPrograms


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.


M.P.H., Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan
M.D., College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
B.S., Biochemistry, Andrews University


Pediatric Health Services Research, University of Michigan

Residency and Chief Residency

Pediatrics, Sparrow Hospital, Michigan State University


Mott Mobile Technology for Enhancing Child Health

Location Initiated Individualized Texts for African American Adolescent Health