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


Biostatistics, Global Health


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.


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:e010-e010.

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.

Effect of Modifiable Risk Factors on Preterm Birth: A Population Based-Cohort. Lengyel, CS; Ehrlich, S; Iams, JD; Muglia, LJ; DeFranco, EA. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2017; 21:777-9.

Possible risk for cancer among children born following assisted reproductive technology in Israel. Lerner-Geva, L; Boyko, V; Ehrlich, S; Mashiach, S; Hourvitz, A; Haas, J; Margalioth, E; Levran, D; Calderon, I; Orvieto, R; et al. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2017; 64:e26292-e26292.

Placental Weight in Pregnant Women with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: The Association with Fetal Growth. Mehta, S; Khoury, J; Miodovnik, M; Kawakita, T; Ehrlich, S; Bowers, K. American Journal of Perinatology: neonatal and maternal-fetal medicine. 2016; 33:1255-1261.

Prepregnancy Weight in Women with Type i Diabetes Mellitus: Effect on Pregnancy Outcomes. Kawakita, T; Bowers, K; Coviello, E; Miodovnik, M; Ehrlich, S; Rosenn, B; Khoury, JC. American Journal of Perinatology: neonatal and maternal-fetal medicine. 2016; 33:1300-1305.