Charmaine Blake Woode, MD, FAAP


Charmaine Blake Woode, MD, FAAP

Dr. Charmaine Woode was raised in Deltona, FL. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology at Oakwood University here in Huntsville, AL, where she graduated summa cum laude. After completing her medical education at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, she received her post-graduate education, including three years of internship and residency in pediatrics, at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA.

Dr. Woode is a board certified pediatrician and practiced general pediatrics for several years in private practice and as a public health physician. She most recently served as an Assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health science Center in Memphis Tennessee where she practiced in the Diabetes Center at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Woode provides care for pediatric patients with diabetes and its associated complications. Her research interests have involved the safety and efficacy of exenatide as monotherapy and adjunctive therapy to oral antidiabetic agents in adolescents with type 2 diabetes, natural history study of the development of type 1 diabetes, and durable-response therapy evaluation for early-or-new-onset type 1 diabetes.

She, along with her husband, Dr. Dwain Woode, remains involved with community activities and enjoys educating the community about diabetes and its treatment. She is a member of the Madison County Medical Society, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Woode currently resides in Huntsville, AL, with her husband and their son.