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Jerold Woodhead

Associate Professor Emeritus,  Pediatrics

Contact Information

Phone: +1 319 356 4964
Email: jerold-woodhead@uiowa.edu


BA, Biology, Stanford University
MD, Yale University School of Medicine
Internship, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Nutrition, University of Iowa Children's Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology, University of Iowa Children's Hospital


Primary: Pediatrics

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Research Summary

My research interests include medical education, especially medical students.

My clinical interests are in general pediatrics.

Recent Publications

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  1. Through students' eyes: ethical and professional issues identified by third-year medical students during clerkships. J Med Ethics 38(2):130-2, 2012. [PubMed]
  2. Trained lay observers can reliably assess medical students' communication skills. Med Educ 43(7):688-94, 2009. [PubMed]
  3. Multi-institutional development and utilization of a computer-assisted learning program for the pediatrics clerkship: the CLIPP Project. Acad Med 80(9):847-55, 2005. [PubMed]
  4. Inevitable iron loss by human adolescents, with calculations of the requirement for absorbed iron. J Nutr 133(1):167-72, 2003. [PubMed]
  5. A comparison of educational interventions. Multimedia textbook, standard lecture, and printed textbook. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 149(3):297-302, 1995. [PubMed]
  6. Gender-related differences in iron absorption by preadolescent children. Pediatr Res 29(5):435-9, 1991. [PubMed]
  7. Use of the stable isotope, 58Fe, for determining availability of nonheme iron in meals. Pediatr Res 23(5):495-9, 1988. [PubMed]
  8. Gastrointestinal side effects with erythromycin preparations. Drug Intell Clin Pharm 21(9):734-8, 1987. [PubMed]
  9. Influence of chronic illness and disability on adolescent sexual development. Semin Adolesc Med 1(3):171-6, 1985. [PubMed]
  10. The long-term outcome of nonsuppurative otitis media with effusion. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 24(4):181-6, 1985. [PubMed]