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Kendra Woods, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

About

Dr. Kendra Woods is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine. She is also a member of SIU HealthCare, the medical school’s group practice. Before joining SIU, Dr. Woods worked as a pediatric intensivist at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA, and at Mercy Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO. She completed a pediatric critical care fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (2017) where she was chief fellow.  She completed a pediatric residency also at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (2013) where she was chief resident (2014).  She earned her medical degree at SIU School of Medicine in Springfield, IL (2010). She graduated valedictorian with a bachelor’s degree from Truman State University in Kirksville, MO (2006). She is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine.  She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine

Education

School: 
Truman State University, Kirksville, MO
Medical School: 
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
Residency: 
Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
Fellowship: 
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA