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Director, Transition Medicine

Director, Spina Bifida Clinic, Division of Adolescent and Transition Medicine

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Additional Languages


Clinical Interests

Transition from pediatric to adult health care; care of adolescents and young adults with chronic conditions of children childhood.

Research Interests

Transition from pediatric to adult health care for youth with special health care needs.

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Adolescent Medicine

Research Divisions

Adolescent Medicine, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

My Locations

My Education

MD: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 2002.

MS: Clinical research, Indiana University School of Medicine, IN, 2011.

Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 2002-2006.

Chief Resident: Pediatrics, Indiana University, Eldoret, Kenya, 2006-2007.

Fellowship: Pediatric Health Services Research, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 2009-2011.

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, 2006; American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007.

My Publications

Cross-Sectional Exploration of Plasma Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease in Down Syndrome: Early Data from the Longitudinal Investigation for Enhancing Down Syndrome Research (LIFE-DSR) Study. Hendrix, JA; Airey, DC; Britton, A; Burke, AD; Capone, GT; Chavez, R; Chen, J; Chicoine, B; Costa, AC S; Dage, JL; et al. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2021; 10.

Self-management and spina bifida: A systematic review of the literature. Sawin, KJ; Margolis, RH F; Ridosh, MM; Bellin, MH; Woodward, J; Brei, TJ; Logan, LR. Disability and Health Journal. 2021; 14.

Self-management and independence guidelines for the care of people with spina bifida. Logan, LR; Sawin, KJ; Bellin, MH; Brei, T; Woodward, J. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. 2020; 13:583-600.

Guidelines for Care of Adults With Down Syndrome. Woodward, JF; Jan, S; Ciccarelli, MR. JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 2020; 324:1509-1511.

Analysis of Self-Management and Transition Readiness Instruments for Clinical Practice. Sawin, KJ; Margolis, R; MacFarlane Bookman, JR; Bellin, MH; Logan, LR; Woodward, J; Brei, TJ. Transition from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare Services for Adolescents and Young Adults with Long-term Conditions. 2020.

Emergency department utilization among pediatric spina bifida patients. Riddle, S; Meinzen-Derr, J; Tabangin, M; Woodward, J; Wiley, S. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019; 12:375-381.

Growing up with spina bifida: bridging the gaps in the transition of care from childhood to adulthood. Patel, SK; Staarmann, B; Heilman, A; Mains, A; Woodward, J; Bierbrauer, KS. Neurosurgical Focus. 2019; 47.

THE LIFE-DSR STUDY. Hendrix, J; Burke, AD; Capone, G; Chicoine, B; Costa, A; Esbensen, AJ; Hart, SJ; Head, E; Kishnani, PS; Lai, F; et al. Alzheimer's and Dementia. 2019; 15:p582-p583.

Establishing the Administrative Structure and Support for a Healthcare Transition Program. Ciccarelli, MR; Woodward, J. Health Care Transition. 2018.

Co-occurring medical conditions in adults with Down syndrome: A systematic review toward the development of health care guidelines. Capone, GT; Chicoine, B; Bulova, P; Stephens, M; Hart, S; Crissman, B; Videlefsky, A; Myers, K; Roizen, N; Esbensen, A; et al. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 2018; 176:116-133.