William G. Woods, M.D.

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Director Emeritus and Associate Director of Fellowship, Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Education and Training Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Cornell University, NY, NY Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN


  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Hematology/Oncology, American Sub-Board of Pediatrics
Professional Scientific Societies
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Society for Pediatric Research
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Societe Internationale D'Oncologie Pediatrique
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications / Presentations

Selected journal articles authored/co-authored by this physician are available at the National Library of Medicine's online resource PubMed.

  • Authored/co-authored journal articles

  • Distinguished Career Award, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2011
  • Listed in The Best Doctors in America (Woodward & White), 1992-present
  • Faculty Teacher of the Year, University of Minnesota Pediatric Residency Program, 1991-1994
  • Bucknell University Distinguished Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement in a Chosen Profession, 2013

Professional Interests
  • Research interests: Clinical trials in myeloid leukemia, neuroblastoma screening and access to care

Privileges Egleston
Scottish Rite

Additional Information


  • Executive Committee, Winship Cancer Institute, 2001-present
  • President, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2006-2008; Past President 2008-present
  • Executive Committee, Children's Oncology Group, 2001-2009
  • Chair, Scientific Strategy Review Committee, Children's Oncology Group, 2009-2012
  • Associate Chair (leukemia studies), Children's Cancer Group, 1991-2001
  • Principal Investigator, Quebec Neuroblastoma Screening Project, 1986-2002
  • Member, Parent Review Committee for NCI Cancer Center Designation, US National Cancer Institute Study Section Review Group, 1997-2001