Dr. Woodrum received both her B.S. and Ph.D. from the Universtiy of Kentucky. As a student, her field of study was inorganic chemistry. Her research interests are in the field of Chemical Education. She has taught General Chemistry for over 20 years. Dr. Woodrum has received the UK Alumni Association Great Teacher award (2007), the Provost's Outstanding Teaching Award (2013) and the A&S Outstanding Teaching Award (2013).