Professor & Interim Chair of Pediatrics
Dr. Mary Lu Angelilli, M.D., FAAP is the interim chair of the Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics.
Dr. Angelilli is a native of metropolitan Detroit. She received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Wayne State University and her MD degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine. Her internship and residency were completed at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in 1982, after which she practiced general pediatrics in a community practice located in Detroit. In 1988, Dr. Angelilli began her work at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
Dr. Angelilli was appointed to the position of Chief of Staff, a position which she has held for the past 12 years and she is currently the Specialist-in-Chief for the Detroit Medical Center.
Dr. Angelilli is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She served on several national committees including 20 years on the Pediatric Research in the Practice Setting (PROS) committee where she became an expert in office-based research. In 2015, Dr. Angelilli became board certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics. She has testified as an expert witness in more that 80 trials in various courts around southeastern Michigan. She is a member of the Helfer Society, an honorary society for Child Abuse Pediatricians.
Currently, Dr. Angelilli spends most of her time in administrative activities and sees patients in the General Pediatric Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.