David E. Woodrum, MD

David E. Woodrum, MD

Neonatology, Bioethics, Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment

On staff since June 1971

Academic Title: Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

  • David E. Woodrum, MD, is a professor of pediatrics and senior member of the Division of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, a faculty associate in the University of Washington Department of Bioethics and Humanities, and a consultant and member of the attending staff of Seattle Childrens Hospital.

    Dr. Woodrum's clinical and teaching activities are focused on recovering/chronic neonatal intensive care infants, prenatal diagnosis consulting and management of high risk pregnancies and pediatric biomedical ethics issues. His research explores the determinative elements of parental decision-making.

  • Manuscripts in Refereed Journals

    • Woodrum, et all
      The OHRP and SUPPORT
      The New England journal of medicine, 2013 June 5
    • David E. Woodrum, MD
      Fuzzy Images: Ethical Implications of Using Routine Neuroimaging in Premature Neonates to Predict Neurologic Outcomes
      J Pediatr, 2013 April 26


Board Certification(s)

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Medical/Professional School

University of Illinois College of Medicine (CHI/PEOR/ROCK/CHM-URB), Chicago


Pediatrics, University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics, Chicago


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Clinical Interests


Research Focus Area

Translational Research