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 at the University of Rochester.
Dr. Wu’s research interests focus on contraceptive needs of special populations, including those who have chronic medical problems, breast cancer, and disabilities. She is particularly interested in the application of mixed methods to reproductive health research, and is Program Faculty of the University of Michigan Mixed Methods Program (www.mixedmethods.org) and a former scholar of the NIH Mixed Methods Research Training Program.
Dr. Wu has held national leadership positions, including being the Immediate Past Chair and a current Executive Board Member of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, a multi-disciplinary national organization that promotes reproductive health education, research and policy http://www.arhp.org/
M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, 2000
University of Michigan, Family Medicine, Ann Arbor, Mich., 2003
Reproductive Health, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 2006
M.P.H., University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 2000
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Institutes of Health
Several methods of long-acting and reversible birth control are safe and highly effective. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) offers a 2018 clinical update on LARC methods, with guidance for providers.
Dr. Justine Wu recognized for leadership as chair of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
As the organization's chair, Dr. Wu promoted reproductive health as an essential part of primary care and developed inclusive, forward-thinking professional trainings to highlight the needs of transgender patients and people with disabilities.
Awarded a first round Interprofessional Exchange (IP-X) pilot grant, Dr. Wu will build an interprofessional team to provide specialized contraceptive care for breast cancer survivors.
The five-year career development grant, from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will fund Dr. Wu’s research on the dynamic contraceptive care needs of women with medical conditions.
Elham Mahmoudi, Ph.D. will attend the National Institute on Aging (NIA)'s 2017 Butler-Williams Scholars Program this summer. Justine P. Wu, M.D., M.P.H. will attend the year-long Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH) course from the NIH's Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR).