William G. Woods, M.D.

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Director Emeritus, Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

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