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Elizabeth R. Wolf, MD, MPH

Elizabeth R. Wolf, MD, MPH

Assistant professor

General Pediatrics

Children's Pavilion

Appointments: (804) 828-CHOR (2467)

Board Certifications


Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine


Children's Hospital of Colorado


University of Washington School of Medicine

Areas of Interest

Support of the breastfeeding mother
Care of the newborn baby
Counselling families about vaccinations
Positive parenting
General pediatric care
Eliminating health disparities

Research Interests

Improving attendance of well-child care visits
Vaccine preventable diseases
Vulnerable populations

Recent Publications

Wolf ER, Hochheimer CJ, Sabo RT, DeVoe J, Wasserman R, Geissal E, Opel DJ, Warren N, Puro J, O'Neil J, Pecsok J, Krist AH.Gaps in Well-Child Care Attendance Among Primary Care Clinics Serving Low-Income Families. Pediatrics. 2018 Oct 10. pii: e20174019. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-4019

Wolf E, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Tasslimi A, Matheson J and DeBolt C. Parental Country of Birth and Childhood Vaccination Uptake in Washington State. Pediatrics. 2016 Jul; 138(1). doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-4544

Wolf E, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Duchin J, DeHart MP, Opel D. The Challenges in Measuring Local Immunization Coverage: A Statewide Case Study.
Pediatrics. 2016 May; 137(5). doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-3755

Wolf ER, Opel DJ, DeHart MP, Warren J, and Rowhani-Rahbar A. Impact of a pertussis epidemic on infant vaccination in Washington State. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep;134(3):456-64. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-3637

Candelario A and Wolf ER. Chapter 11: Measles. In: Nelson, B, Ed. Essential Clinical Global Health. 1st Ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell; 2014.

Wolf ER, Rowhani-Rahbar A, and Opel DJ. The impact of epidemics of vaccine-preventable disease on vaccine uptake: lessons from the 2011-2012 pertussis epidemic. Expert Review of Vaccines, July 2015.

Wolf ER, Wirth KE, Ho-Foster A, Goldfarb DM, Tolle M, Jacovides C, Kirk B, Chise M and Steenhoff AP. Risk factors for measles in HIV-infected children and adolescents living in Botswana. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, October 2015.

Pintye J, Saltzman B, Wolf ER and Crowell C. Risk factors for late-onset Group B Streptococcal disease before and after implementation of universal screening and intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, October 2015.


Dr. Wolf joined the VCU faculty in August 2015. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and received the 2016 Academic Pediatric Association Bright Futures Young Investigator Award from the Academic Pediatric Association. Dr. Wolf is co-chair of the Academic Pediatric Association Region IV.

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