Julia T. Woodward, PhD

Julia T. Woodward, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Director of the Duke Fertility Center Psychological Services Program and Co-Director of Third Party Reproduction
(919) 572-8853


Dr. Woodward is honored to be integrated into the multidisciplinary team at the Duke Fertility Center, helping patients to pursue fertility treatment and alternate means of building their families. She notes that our patients are resilient, interesting people facing one of the toughest challenges of their lives. She feels it is incredibly meaningful to be able to share information, insight or strategies to support them in this journey.

Clinical Focus and Research

The psychological and familial outcomes for women and men becoming first-time parents after 40, and, in determining what factors promote optimal coping among patients facing prolonged treatment for infertility.



  • PhD, Clinical-Health Psychology, University of Kansas, 2004
  • Residency in Health Psychology, Duke University Medical Center, 2003-2004
  • Fellowship in Pain Prevention and Treatment Research Program, Duke University Medical Center, 2004-2005