Jennifer Woods, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine (2000)
Graduate Schools :
  • MS, Indiana University (2005)
  • MEd, University of Cincinnati (2018)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Wake Forest University (NC) (1996)
Residency:
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Program, Pediatrics (2003)
Fellowships:
  • Indiana University School of Medicine Program, Adolescent Medicine (2006)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Medical Director, Adolescent Medicine

Recognition & Awards

  • Educator of the Year, University of Arkansas Department of Pediatrics, (2010)
  • "Best Doctor", Best Doctors in America, (2009)
    Received 2009-2017

Research Interests

I am interested in research to learn best education techniques and communication styles with patients. I also do work with adolescent reproductive and sexual health particularly focused in the area of men's health.

Publications

  • Pasold TL, Woods JL, Portilla MG, Nesmith JD, Boateng BA. An examination of eating disorder education and experience in a 1-month adolescent medicine rotation: what is sufficient to foster adequate self-efficacy?. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2018 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29953405
  • Woods JL, Hensel DJ. Religious Affiliation, Religiosity, and Spirituality in Pediatric Residents: Effects on Communication and Self-Efficacy with Adolescents in a Clinical Setting. J Relig Health. 2017 Oct 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29058158
  • Woods JL, Hensel DJ. Religious Affiliation, Religiosity, and Spirituality in Pediatric Residents: Effects on Communication and Self-Efficacy with Adolescents in a Clinical Setting. J Relig Health. 2017 Oct 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29058158
  • Woods JL, Pasold TL, Boateng BA, Hense DJ. Medical student self-efficacy, knowledge and communication in adolescent medicine. Int J Med Educ. 2014 Aug 20;5:165-72. PubMed PMID: 25341226

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Member
  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM), Member
  • North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG), Member
  • The Generalists in Medical Education, Member

Practice Locations

Fitzsimons Building
13001 E. 17th Pl
Aurora, CO 80045

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado Adolescent Medicine
13123 E 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-6131

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2003, 2013)
  • Adolescent Medicine, Board Certification (2008)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health - Teen Health
  • Women's Health - Contraception
  • Primary Care
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Women's Health
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Women's Health - Gynecologic and Obstetric Infections
  • Women's Health - Adolescent Reproductive Health - Adolescent Gynecology
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Anxiety
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Depression
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Panic Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Stress
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Eating Disorders
Clinical Interests
As an adolescent medicine physician, I have many interests for the care of teens including primary care, contraception and women's health issues, mental health and eating disorders.

Care Philosophy
Adolescents have a lot to say, and I strive to listen to them carefully while providing the best medical care for them as a patient and as a person.

Personal Interests
I enjoy cooking, playing with my Aussie and border collie, and spending time with family.

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine (2000)
Graduate Schools:
  • MS, Indiana University (2005)
  • MEd, University of Cincinnati (2018)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Wake Forest University (NC) (1996)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Program, Pediatrics (2003)
Fellowships:
  • Indiana University School of Medicine Program, Adolescent Medicine (2006)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine
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