Janice Woodard, CPNP

"I have always loved pediatric nursing and caring for children and for me CHKD is just the right fit."

Janice Woodard, CPNP

(757) 668-2250

College: University of North Carolina-Charlotte

Graduate school: Old Dominion University


Woodard is a certified lactation consultant and enjoys evaluating the newborn breastfeeding baby and assisting mom in a long and successful breastfeeding experience.

She has been part of CHKD for over 20 years. Following a career as a Navy nurse, she worked in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as well as the Pediatric Emergency Department.

She developed and started the Pediatric Private Duty Home Care Program at CHKD and cared for the chronically ill child at home.

After completing her master's degree in Nursing and being certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Woodard joined Suffolk Pediatrics.

Woodard and her husband live in Smithfield. She enjoys competitive games, the outdoors, travel, North Carolina basketball, and visiting their grown children and granddog. She is active in the women's ministry at Hope Presbyterian Church in Smithfield.

Community Involvement
  • Member, Hope Presbyterian Church in Smithfield
(757) 668-2250

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