A photo of Shelley Ehrlich.

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Biography & Affiliation

Research Interests

Environmental molecular and perinatal epidemiology; obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive medicine; endocrine disrupting chemicals; epigenetics; novel biomarkers; fetal programming of childhood diseases.

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Research Divisions

Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Global Health

Blog Posts

Predictive Model Maps Early-Stage Pandemic Infection Spread

Infectious Diseases and Vaccines

Predictive Model Maps Early-Stage Pandemic Infection Spread

Shelley R. Ehrlich, MD, ScD, MPH4/19/2021


ScD: Environmental Molecular and Perinatal Epidemiology, Harvard University School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA.

Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

MPH: Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

MD: Fluminense Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; Hadassah Medical Center – Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.


Body Composition of Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants Fed Fortified Human Milk: A Pilot Study. McNelis, K; Liu, C; Ehrlich, S; Fields, C; Fields, T; Poindexter, B. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 2021; 45:784-791.

Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions as Controls to mitigate the spread of epidemics: An analysis using a spatiotemporal PDE model and COVID-19 data. Majid, F; Gray, M; Deshpande, AM; Ramakrishnan, S; Kumar, M; Ehrlich, S. ISA Transactions. 2021.

Does Birthweight Represent Imprinting for Life? Preliminary Findings from the Level and Timing of Diabetic Hyperglycemia in Utero: Transgenerational Effect on Adult Morbidity (TEAM) Study. Khoury, JC; Altaye, M; Ehrlich, S; Summer, S; Ollberding, NJ; Szczesniak, R; Gupta, R; Catalano, P; Bowers, K. Kyoto Daig Kekkaku Ken Kiyo. 2020; 3.

Youth sports participation and health status in early adulthood: A 12-year follow-up. Logan, K; Lloyd, RS; Schafer-Kalkhoff, T; Khoury, JC; Ehrlich, S; Dolan, LM; Shah, AS; Myer, GD. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2020; 19.

Comparison of epidemiological, clinical and microbiological characteristics of bloodstream infection in children with solid tumours and haematological malignancies. Garrido, MM; Garrido, RQ; Cunha, TN; Ehrlich, S; Martins, IS. Epidemiology and Infection. 2019; 147.

Change in gastrointestinal symptoms over the first 5 years after bariatric surgery in a multicenter cohort of adolescents. Dewberry, LC; Khoury, JC; Ehrlich, S; Jenkins, TM; Beamish, AJ; Kalkwarf, HJ; Xanthakos, SA; Inge, T. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2019; 54:1220-1225.

Prenatal exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances and adipocytokines: the HOME Study. Buck, CO; Eliot, MN; Kelsey, KT; Calafat, AM; Chen, A; Ehrlich, S; Lanphear, BP; Braun, JM. Pediatric Research. 2018; 84:854-860.

Variability and predictors of serum perfluoroalkyl substance concentrations during pregnancy and early childhood. Kingsley, SL; Eliot, MN; Kelsey, KT; Calafat, AM; Ehrlich, S; Lanphear, BP; Chen, A; Braun, JM. Environmental Research. 2018; 165:247-257.

Prenatal Exposure to Perfluoroalkyl Substances: Infant Birth Weight and Early Life Growth. Shoaff, J; Papandonatos, GD; Calafat, AM; Chen, A; Lanphear, BP; Ehrlich, S; Kelsey, KT; Braun, JM. Environmental Epidemiology. 2018; 2.

An ultra-sensitive method for the analysis of perfluorinated alkyl acids in drinking water using a column switching high-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry. Dasu, K; Nakayama, SF; Yoshikane, M; Mills, MA; Wright, JM; Ehrlich, S. Journal of Chromatography A. 2017; 1494:46-54.