Michaela Voss received her Bachelor of Science degree in Medicinal Chemistry with Honors from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 2002. She was a Research Chemist for four years before attending medical school at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, KS. After graduating from medical school in 2010, Michaela completed her residency training in Pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI in 2013. She is currently a fellow in Adolescent Medicine at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Seattle, WA.
1. Develop new knowledge and skills related to adolescent health policy and advocacy.
2. Engage and empower adolescents, families, communities and providers in targeted and sustainable health promotion initiatives.
3. Learn about multidisciplinary care for adolescents and collaborate with multiple specialties to enhance adolescent health.
4. Gain experience in advocacy, community partnerships, and policy affecting adolescents’ well-being.
Michaela’s interests are in behavioral health – particularly anxiety disorders, rural medicine, alternative and complementary medicine, and the psychosocial impact of chronic disease. She is currently participating in a qualitative analysis project examining provider and youth perspectives on electronic preventive health screening and feedback to reduce disparities in care among adolescents.