Joan Wood spent 12 years (1969-1981) in the Department of Biology and earned two Plant Science degrees and a doctorate in Genetics. When she returned to Bloomington after attending the IU School of Medicine, she established a private medical genetics practice, enabling her to spend time with her family while pursuing a challenging career.
As a teacher, scholar, and doctor, Wood always promoted biology-related careers and encouraged women to explore job opportunities in the sciences.
- B.A., Plant Science, Indiana University (1972)
- M.A., Plant Science, Indiana University (1975)
- Ph.D., Genetics, Indiana University (1981)
- M.D., Indiana University (1983)
- Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Genetics, Medical Sciences Program, Indiana University, Bloomington.
- Consultant in Prenatal Diagnosis of Genetic Disorders (private practice).
- Instructor of Medical Genetics, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
- Affiliated with Genetics Consultation Services and Emergency Care Physicians, Bloomington.
- American Society of Human Genetics
- American Colleges of Emergency Medicine
- Monroe County Medical Society