Jonathan Woodson, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Surgery
Other Surgery

MD, New York University

Jonathan Woodson, MD, leads Boston University’s University-wide Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy. He is a Larz Anderson Professor in Management and Professor of the Practice at the Questrom School of Business, and holds joint appointments as Professor of Surgery at the School of Medicine and Professor of Health Law, Policy, and Management at the School of Public Health.

Dr. Woodson served from 2010 to 2016 as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs in the United States Department of Defense (DoD). He was the principal advisor to the Secretary of Defense for all health and force health protection related issues, and ensured the effective execution of the DoD medical mission. He exercised authority, direction, and control over the Defense Health Agency, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, and the Tricare Health Plan—responsible for servicing 9.5 million beneficiaries. His organization provided and maintained medical readiness for the medical services including during military operations, those held in control of the military services, and those entitled to Tricare.

Professor of the Practice
Boston University School of Public Health
Health Law, Policy & Management

Professor of the Practice
Boston University School of Public Health
Markets, Public Policy & Law

Boston University
Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy

Active Staff Hospital Privileges
Boston Medical Center

Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2006 Short-Term Research Training for Minority Students 5T35HL070450-05
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  1. Knudson MM, Elster EA, Bailey JA, Woodson J. Military Health System Strategic Partnership with the American College of Surgeons. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Aug; 227(2):296-297. PMID: 30053946.
  2. Knudson MM, Elster EA, Bailey JA, Johannigman JA, Bailey PV, Schwab CW, Kirk GG, Woodson JA. Military-Civilian Partnerships in Training, Sustaining, Recruitment, Retention, and Readiness: Proceedings from an Exploratory First-Steps Meeting. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Aug; 227(2):284-292. PMID: 29802978; DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.04.030;.
  3. Califf RM, Robb MA, Bindman AB, Briggs JP, Collins FS, Conway PH, Coster TS, Cunningham FE, De Lew N, DeSalvo KB, Dymek C, Dzau VJ, Fleurence RL, Frank RG, Gaziano JM, Kaufmann P, Lauer M, Marks PW, McGinnis JM, Richards C, Selby JV, Shulkin DJ, Shuren J, Slavitt AM, Smith SR, Washington BV, White PJ, Woodcock J, Woodson J, Sherman RE. Transforming Evidence Generation to Support Health and Health Care Decisions. N Engl J Med. 2016 Dec 15; 375(24):2395-2400. PMID: 27974039.
  4. Knudson MM, Elster EE, Woodson J, Kirk G, Turner P, Hoyt DB. A Shared Ethos: The Military Health System Strategic Partnership with the American College of Surgeons. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 06; 222(6):1251-5. PMID: 27234634; DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.03.006;.
  5. Woodson J. The military experience and integration with the civilian sector. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2015 Sep; 100(1 Suppl):22-3. PMID: 26477130.
  6. Wilmoth MC, Linton A, Gromadzki R, Larson MJ, Williams TV, Woodson J. Factors associated with psychiatric evacuation among service members deployed to Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, January 2004 to September 2010. Mil Med. 2015 Jan; 180(1):53-60. PMID: 25562858; DOI: 10.7205/MILMED-D-14-00213;.
  7. Nguyen T, Kalish J, Woodson J. Management of civilian and military vascular trauma: lessons learned. Semin Vasc Surg. 2010 Dec; 23(4):235-42.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21194641; DOI: 10.1053/j.semvascsurg.2010.11.004;.
  8. Kabutey NK, Deso S, Vilvendhan R, Woodson J, Kim D. External-to-internal iliac bypass using an endograft-within-wallstent technique. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2010 Jul; 44(5):372-6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20484078; DOI: 10.1177/1538574410366762;.
  9. Semaan E, Hamburg N, Nasr W, Shaw P, Eberhardt R, Woodson J, Doros G, Rybin D, Farber A. Endovascular management of the popliteal artery: comparison of atherectomy and angioplasty. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2010 Jan; 44(1):25-31.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19942598; DOI: 10.1177/1538574409345028;.
  10. Magge D, Farber A, Vladimir F, Woodson J, Collins K, Shaw P, Gibbons G. Diagnosis and management of traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the carotid artery: case report and review of the literature. Vascular. 2008 Nov-Dec; 16(6):350-5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19344594.
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