Ashley Weedn, MD, MPH, FAAP

    Ashley Weedn, MD, MPH, FAAP, a board-certified pediatrician, is an Associate Professor in the Section of General and Community Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She earned her medical degree from the University of Oklahoma (OU) College of Medicine and completed a pediatrics residency at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. During residency, she trained at the University of California at San Francisco in pediatric weight management. She returned to Oklahoma and joined the Department of Pediatrics at OUHSC in 2010 as a General Academic Pediatrics Fellow. During her 3-year research fellowship, she obtained a Masters in Public Health at the OU College of Public Health in 2012.
    Dr. Weedn serves as the Medical Director of the OU Health pediatric multidisciplinary weight management clinic, Healthy Futures. She is a Childhood Obesity Advisor for the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the AAP Pediatric Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee. She also chairs the Obesity Committee through the Oklahoma Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and has worked with pediatricians across the state to address childhood obesity, including development of toolkits and webinars for primary care providers on childhood obesity assessment and management.