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Shelley R. Ehrlich, MD, ScD, MPH

  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


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.


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

Research Areas

Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Global Health


Household Health-Related Social Needs in Newborns and Infant Behavioral Functioning at 6 Months. Anyigbo, C; Liu, C; Ehrlich, S; Reyner, A; Ammerman, RT; Kahn, RS. JAMA Pediatrics. 2024; 178.

Early surgery in very preterm infants is associated with brain abnormalities on term MRI: a propensity score analysis. Kojima, K; Liu, C; Ehrlich, S; Kline-Fath, BM; Jain, S; Parikh, NA. Journal of Perinatology. 2023; 43:877-883.

Preconception Counseling in Women With Diabetes: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study. Roberts, AJ; Sauder, K; Stafford, JM; Malik, FS; Pihoker, C; Boghossian, NS; Ehrlich, S; Pettitt, DJ; Dabelea, D; Bellatorre, A; et al. Clinical diabetes : a publication of the American Diabetes Association. 2023; 41:177-184.

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. 2022; 124:215-224.

Associations between persistent organic pollutants and type 1 diabetes in youth. Bresson, SE; Isom, S; Jensen, ET; Huber, S; Oulhote, Y; Rigdon, J; Lovato, J; Liese, AD; Pihoker, C; Dabelea, D; et al. Environment International. 2022; 163:107175.

Analysis of epidemic spread dynamics using a PDE model and COVID-19 data from Hamilton County OH USA. Majid, F; Deshpande, AM; Ramakrishnan, S; Ehrlich, S; Kumar, M. IFAC-PapersOnLine. 2021; 54:322-327.

Elevated Anthropometric and Metabolic Indicators among Young Adult Offspring of Mothers with Pregestational Diabetes: Early Results from the Transgenerational Effect on Adult Morbidity Study (the TEAM Study). Bowers, K; Ehrlich, S; Dolan, LM; Gupta, R; Altaye, M; Ollberding, NJ; Szczesniak, R; Catalano, P; Smith, E; Khoury, JC. Journal of Diabetes Research. 2021; 2021:6590431.

Association between Elevated Urine Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin and Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury in Neonates. Slagle, CL; Goldstein, SL; Gavigan, HW; Rowe, JA; Krallman, KA; Kaplan, HC; Liu, C; Ehrlich, SR; Kotagal, M; Bondoc, AJ; et al. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2021; 238:193-201.e2.

Disparities in Hemoglobin A1c Testing During the Transition to Adulthood and Association With Diabetes Outcomes in Youth-Onset Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study. Sauder, KA; Stafford, JM; Ehrlich, S; Lawrence, JM; Liese, AD; Marcovina, S; Mottl, AK; Pihoker, C; Saydah, S; Shah, AS; et al. Diabetes Care. 2021; 44:2320-2328.

The impact of ageing on the incidence and mortality rate of bloodstream infection: A hospital-based case-cohort study in a tertiary public hospital of Brazil. da Silva, NC Z; da Rocha, JA; do Valle, FM; Silva, AS D N; Ehrlich, S; Martins, IS. Tropical Medicine and International Health. 2021; 26:1276-1284.

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