Academics: Faculty

L. Monique Woodruff

Environmental Science and Studies Program at Spelman CollegeMonique Woodruff is the laboratory manager in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Studies Program. She is an Atlanta native and alumnus of South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, South Carolina where she majored in biology.

Woodruff has been working in the area of biomedical research since the mid 90’s. Her career started at Morehouse School of Medicine in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry where she worked as a research assistant under Dr. Gerald Sonnenfeld whose area of study was infection and immunity in mice in the hindlimb-unloading model of spaceflight conditions.

She has also done research at Clark Atlanta University and worked as an inspector for the City of Atlanta/Department of Watershed Management helping to minimize the impact restaurants, schools and religious entities had on the city’s wastewater collection systems.

Most recently, she worked alongside fellow scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Division, Pandemic and Preparedness Influenza Team during the H1N1 influenza outbreak. As the laboratory manager for the Environmental Science and Studies Program, she oversees all aspects of the instructional and wet lab laboratories and ensure that both run seamlessly for the students and professors alike.

Monique Woodruff, Science Center, Room 333
Office Hours: M-F 8:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.