Julia Woodward, PhD
Dr. Woodward is the Director of Psychological Services Program and is integrated into the multidisciplinary team at Duke Fertility Center. She holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. She has a joint appointment in OBGYN and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. She specializes in working with patients coping with infertility, pregnancy loss, and perinatal mood disorders and conducts third-party reproduction evaluation and consultation. Her research focuses on family and child outcomes of first-time parents in their forties and fifties.
Education and Training
- University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, BA, 1995
- University of Kansas, MA 2000
- University of Kansas, PhD, 2004
Dr. Woodward's research focuses on family and child outcomes of first-time parents in the peri- and postmenopausal period who have completed fertility treatment, often with donor gametes.
Selected Grants and Awards
- B. Kent Houston Award for Excellence in Health Psychology, University of Kansas, 2001
- Vigliano Award for Excellence in Clinical Psychology, University of Kansas, 2001
- APA Science Directorate Dissertation Research Award, 2003
- Mentee, American Society of Reproductive Medicine Mental Health Professional Group, Chosen for a year long Professional Mentorship program by the Mental Health Professional
- Group of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, 2006
- Mentor, American Society of Reproductive Medicine Mental Health Professional Group, Recruited to serve as a mentor for a professional new to the field of reproductive psychology, 2009-2012