With two decades of experience as a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Emily Woodard, MSN, APRN, CPNP, helps children return to their normal activities as quickly as possible after suffering concussive injuries. She practices from the SportsSafe office in Austin, Texas.
Emily is a native Texan and grew up in Sugar Land, a Houston suburb. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science in 1999 from Texas A&M University and then received a Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas at Austin.
Emily has a diverse work background including 10 years at a school-based clinic in Del Valle, 3 years at Child Incorporated in Austin, and 2 years as faculty in The UT School of Nursing Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program. She has been a part of the Pediatric Associates of Austin Team since 2008 when she began working at After Hours Kids. Her role expanded in 2010 when SportsSafe Concussion Clinic was created by Dr. Aiello. She currently works at SportsSafe and at Pediatric Associates of Austin; Emily loves the diversity of these three unique roles.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, long walks with her husband and dog, trying new restaurants, baking, relaxing at the river, and spending time with her family and friends.