William A. Woods, MD, FAAP

William A. Woods, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine 
Pediatrics and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Woods Landscape

Emergency Medicine Residency Director


  • The Pennsylvania State University 1985, BS Mechanical Engineering
  • The Pennsylvania State University 1990, MS Bioengineering
  • University of Pittsburgh 1991, MD
  • Pediatric Residency, University of Virginia 1991-1994
  • Emergency Medicine Residency, University of Virginia 1995-1998


Clinical and Research Interests:

  • Pediatric emergency medicine
  • Pediatric critical care/resuscitation
  • Trauma biomechanics


Most Recent Publications:

  • Woods WA.  Pediatric resuscitation and cardiac arrest.  Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America.  2011; 29(4).
  • Rafaels K, Bass CR, Salzar RS, Panzer MB, Woods W, Feldman S, Cummings T, Capehart B.  Survival risk assessment for primary blast exposures to the head.  Journal of Neurotrauma.  2011.
  • Althoff S, Sudhir A, Woods WA.  A study of the surface characteristics of homemade ultrasound phantoms.  Critical Ultrasound Journal.  2010;2:53-57.
  • Stacey S, Forman JL, Woods W, Arbogast K, Kent R.  Pediatric abdominal injury patterns generated by lap belt loading.  Journal of Trauma.  2009;67:1278-83.

  • Kent RA, Woods WA, Bass CR, Salzar RS, Damon AM.  The transient relationship between pressure and volume in the pediatric pulmonary system.  Journal of Biomechanics. 2009;42(11)1656-63.


P.O. Box 800699  
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Phone: (434) 924-8485
Fax: (434) 924-4118      
E-mail:  waw9h@virginia.edu