Dr. Garen Wolff is a physician, educator and national speaker. She is also a native Detroiter excited to have her own medical practice, following the footsteps of her father, Dr. Mervin Wolff. After graduating Detroit Country Day High School, she matriculated into Wellesley College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience, and her first author publication in the Biology of Reproduction Journal. She returned to Detroit and earned a Master of Medical Science from Wayne State School of Medicine. After receiving a Master of Medical Science, she moved to Maryland to conduct research at the National Institute of Health as an Intramural Research Training Award Fellow.
Dr. Wolff earned her medical doctorate (MD) from Indiana University School of Medicine, completed Internal Medicine residency at Summa Health-Akron City Hospital, and gained specialized training in Allergy/Immunology during her fellowship at Indiana University School of Medicine and Riley Children's Hospital. She is qualified to treat both adults and the pediatric population for diseases that involve allergies, asthma and the immune system.
Community involvement is very important to Dr. Wolff. As a teen she started Official City Prep, a 501( c ) 3 nonprofit mentoring program that was featured in Ebony and Essence Magazines. Official City Prep held the first Detroit Spelling Bee in over 10 years, a Festive Tables Show and Silent Auction, in which Oprah’s Angel Network participated.
Her book series, The Girlz of Galstanberry, celebrates diversity and empowers young girls. It is cataloged in the Detroit Public Library and International Youth Library in Blutenburg Castle in Munich Germany. She has had several book signings throughout Metro Detroit and partnered with Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan. (www.GalstanberryGirlz.com)
Whether pursuing her education as an undergraduate at Wellesley College, a graduate student at Wayne State University, or as a medical student and Fellow at Indiana University School of Medicine, Garen has stayed committed to Detroit.