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Julia Taylor Woodward, MA, PhD

Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Adult Psychiatry & Psychology
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Office: 5704 Fayetteville Road, Durham, NC 27713
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3143 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710

Dr. Woodward is integrated into the multidisciplinary team at the Duke Fertility Center.  She specializes in working with patients coping with infertility, pregnancy loss, and perinatal mood disorders and offers third-party reproduction evaluation and consultation.  Her research focuses on family and child outcomes for first-time parents in their forties and fifties as well as enhancing adaptation to the stress of infertility.

Education and Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pain Prevention and Treatment Research Program, Psychiatry, Duke University School of Medicine, 2004 - 2005
  • Intern, Medical Psychologoy, Duke University, 2003 - 2004
  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2004
  • M.A., University of Kansas, 2000
  • B.A., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1995

Publications

Woodward, Julia Taylor, and Katherine E. MacDuffie. “ATTITUDES OF OOCYTE DONORS AND NON-DONORS TOWARDS THEIR GENETIC MATERIAL.” In Fertility and Sterility, 114:E271–E271, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Woodward, Julia. “Using an Egg Donor: What you Should Know.” All About Fertility, July 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Berger, Eric. “Better fertility treatments can mean much older parents. But how does this affect their offspring?” The Washington Post, May 30, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

SART, Julia. “So Many Unknowns! Uncertainty Compounds an Already Stressful Journey: Mental Health Resources for Fertility Patients during the COVID-19 Pandemic.,” May 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Tsai, Shelun, Kathryn Shaia, Julia T. Woodward, Michael Y. Sun, and Suheil J. Muasher. “Surrogacy Laws in the United States: What Obstetrician-Gynecologists Need to Know.” Obstet Gynecol 135, no. 3 (March 2020): 717–22. https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000003698.

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Zweifel, Julianne E., Julia T. Woodward, Robert W. Rebar, and Mark V. Sauer. “Is it time to establish age restrictions in ART?” J Assist Reprod Genet 37, no. 2 (February 2020): 257–62. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10815-019-01649-w.

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Pasch, Lauri A., Jean Benward, Joanna E. Scheib, and Julia T. Woodward. “Donor-conceived children: the view ahead.” Hum Reprod 32, no. 7 (July 1, 2017): 1534. https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dex105.

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Woodward, Julia T. “Third-party reproduction in the Internet Age: the new, patient-centered landscape.” Fertil Steril 104, no. 3 (September 2015): 525–30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2015.05.030.

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Stanton, A. L., and J. T. Woodward. “Infertility.” In Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine, Second Edition, 756–58, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511543579.191.

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Thompson, Elizabeth H., Julia T. Woodward, and Annette L. Stanton. “Dyadic goal appraisal during treatment for infertility: how do different perspectives relate to partners' adjustment?” Int J Behav Med 19, no. 3 (September 2012): 252–59. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12529-011-9172-7.

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