Dr Anna Wood

Senior Research Fellow


PhD, Menzies School of Health Research; Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Sydney 2011; Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts 2007


Darwin - Royal Darwin Hospital


Dr Wood is a physician in Endocrinology and General Medicine at Royal Darwin Hospital. Dr Wood’s PhD Research focused on diabetes in pregnancy and cardiometabolic health in the Northern Territory. She has developed research expertise in diabetes, obesity and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare. As chief investigator for a HOT NORTH Pilot Project Grant, Dr Wood led formative work interviewing Aboriginal women with lived experience of diabetes. This formative work led to the Diabetes in Pregnancy co-design project. She is the director of endocrinology at Royal Darwin Hospital and leads weight management services. Dr Wood is a member of the Australian Diabetes Society Council. 

Research Themes
  1. Wood, A., O’Neal, D., Furler, J., Ekinci, E. (2018) Continuous Glucose Monitoring: a review of the evidence, opportunities for future use and ongoing challenges. Internal Medical Journal
  2. Weiss, J., WoodA., Zajac, J., Grossman, M., Andrikopoulos, S., Ekinci, E. (2017) Diabetic ketoacidosis in acromegaly; a rare complication precipitated by corticosteroid use, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice Volume 134.
  3. Tran, T., Pease, A., Wood, A., Zajac, J., Mårtensson, J., Bellomo, R., Ekinci, E. (2017) Review of evidence for adult diabetic ketoacidosis management protocols Frontiers in Endocrinology  Volume 8 Issue 106.
  4. Wood, A., Churilov, L., Perera, N., Thomas, D., Poon, A., MacIsaac, R., Jerums, G., Ekinci, E. (2016) Estimating Glomerular Filtration Rate: the Performance of the CKD-EPI Equation over time in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications. Volume 30 Issue 1.
  5. Wood, A., Singh-Grewal, D., De, S., Gunasekera, H. (2013)  Kawasaki disease and subluxation of cervical vertebrae (Grisel’s Syndrome): important complication of a classic condition. Medical Journal of Australia. Volume 199 Issue 7.
  6. Wood, A., Raynes-Greenow, C., Carbery, A., Jeffery, H. (2013) Neonatal length inaccuracies in clinical practice and related percentile discrepancies detected by a simple length-board. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. Volume 49 Issue 3.
  7. Wood, A., Pell, J., Patel, A., Neal, B., Raju, K., Chow, C. (2011) Prevention of cardiovascular disease in a rural region of India and strategies to address the unmet need. Heart. Volume 97 Issue 17.