Paula J. Woodward, MD

Paula Woodward

Dr Woodward earned both her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Colorado. After receiving her MD, she spent 8 years in the Air Force with tours of duty including an internal medicine internship and a year as a flight surgeon assigned to a C-5 unit, followed by a radiology residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. After fulfilling her commitment to the Air Force, she began her academic career at the University of Utah where she served as Radiology Residency Director, Chief of Abdominal Imaging, and Co-Director of the OB Diagnostic Center. In 1999, she was awarded the position of Distinguished Scientist at the ACR Institute of Radiologic Pathology in Washington, DC, and stayed on as Chief of Genitourinary Radiology. She returned to Utah in 2005 and is currently a Professor of Radiology at the University of Utah and holds the David G. and Marcia R. Bragg Presidential Endowed Chair in Oncologic Imaging. She has received multiple teaching awards and in 2014 she was given the honor of Educator-of-the-Year by the RSNA. Her area of research and clinical focus is pelvic and fetal imaging and she holds appointments in both the Department of Radiology and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.