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Texas Medical Center
The Woodlands

Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Phone: 832-824-5447
Fax: 832-825-0341


Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 I-45 South
The Woodlands, TX 77384

Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
Feigin Center
1102 Bates Avenue, Suite 1860
Houston, TX 77030

Jennifer A. Werdenberg, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Harvard School of Public Health Masters Clinical Effectiveness 2017
Boston Children’s Hospital Fellowship Global Health Service Delivery 2016
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2014
UT Southwestern Medical School Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2010
Rice University Bachelors BS Bioengineering 2006


Dr. Werdenberg is a Pediatric Hospitalist and health equity advocate who is passionate about caring for marginalized populations and strengthening facility based services to care for all mothers and children, regardless of their geography.

Clinical Interests:

Health equity, Global Health, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Acute Care.

Research Interests:

* Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Initiatives: (1) Health Systems Strengthening (2) Quality Improvement (3) Implementation Science 

Selected Publications

Werdenberg, J; Biziyaremye F; Nyishime M; Nahimana E; Mutaganzwa C; Tugizimana D Manzi A; Navale S; Hirschhorn LR; Magge H. Successful implementation of a combined learning collaborative and mentoring intervention to improve neonatal quality of care in rural Rwanda BMC Health Services Research, in press (2018).

Richterman A, Steer-Massaro J, Jarolimova J, Binh Luong Nguyen L, Werdenberg J, Ivers L. Cast Interventions to improve clinical outcomes for pulmonary tuberculosis: systematic review and meta-analysis. Bulletin World Health Organization 96, 471-483 (2018).

Beck K, Mukantaganda A, Bayitondere S, Ndikuriyo R, Dushimirimana A, Bihibindi V, Nyirangaji S, Habiyaremye M, Werdenberg J. Experience: developing an inpatient malnutrition checklist for children 6 to 59 months to improve WHO protocol adherence and facilitate quality improvement in a low-resource setting. Global Health Action 11, 1503785 (2018).

Phelps BR, Hathcock SJ, Werdenberg J, Schutze GE. Experiencing antiretroviral adherence: helping healthcare staff better understand adherence to paediatric antiretrovirals. Journal International AIDS Society 2010;13(1):48.

* Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.