Justine P. Wu, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor
Areas of Research
Contraceptive decision support for special populations, mixed methods, antiracist health equity research, implementation science, e-health decision tool development

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Dr. Justine Wu is a family physician with advanced clinical and research training in family planning through a Reproductive Health Fellowship and Master of Public Health Degree from the University of Rochester. Dr. Wu deeply enjoys mentoring, working with community partners in research, and the collective “hive brain” of team science.

Dr. Wu’s research interests focus on contraceptive care, in particular, contraceptive decision support for people with chronic medical problems, breast cancer, or disabilities. She has expertise in the application of mixed methods across disciplines and topics.  Dr. Wu serves as the current Co-Director of the University of Michigan Mixed Methods Program and is a formal scholar of the NIH Mixed Methods Research Training Program. 

As the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Antiracism and Health Equity Program (AREP) in the Department of Family Medicine, Dr. Wu is committed to promoting antiracist processes and practices to confront structural racism and address racial health inequities.

Dr. Wu is the current PI of an NIH grant to test a contraceptive decision support tool for patients with medical conditions in a cluster randomized controlled trial.


Medical School

M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, 2000 


University of Michigan, Family Medicine, Ann Arbor, Mich., 2003


Family Planning, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 2006

Advanced Degrees

M.P.H., University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 2000


Principal Investigator

RO1 grant for “Improving contraceptive decision support for individuals with chronic conditions.”

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Institutes of Health

$3.9 million


Dr. Wu's CV

Clinical Location

20321 Farmington Rd.
Livonia, MI 48152

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