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Fred Woodlief, D.D.S.

Fred Woodlief People with Parkinson's Advisory Council

Fred Woodlief, D.D.S.

Richmond, VA

Dr. Woodlief spent most of his 33-year career practicing family and cosmetic dentistry in a large multi-specialty group practice. He retired in 2009. He was also an adjunct clinical professor for 10 years at the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry.

Dr. Woodlief has lived with Parkinson’s disease for seven years. He is a member of the Richmond Movers and Shakers, a local group of people with Parkinson’s who have raised over $4.3 million with the goal of bringing a movement disorder program, with nationally known neurologists, to the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. His desire is to facilitate the education of dental providers in the special needs of people living with Parkinson’s disease.

He has served on two private school boards and the Virginia Thanksgiving Festival Board, coached basketball and been an athletic director. He currently volunteers as a certified tree steward, drives as a motorist assistance officer for the local police department and is an adjunct clinical instructor at a local dental hygiene school. He is an avid builder/renovator and beekeeper.

Dr. Woodlief received a biology degree at The College of William and Mary, and then completed his D.D.S. training at The Medical College of Virginia in 1976. He holds a Fellowship and Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry, a worldwide organization emphasizing continuing dental education.