Kelli Ryckman


Portrait of Kelli Ryckman, professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

Title(s): Professor
Department: Epidemiology
Office: S435 CPHB
Phone: (319) 384-1562

Courses Taught

  • Statistical Methods in Epidemiology
  • Genetics and Epidemiology
  • Human Genetics and Public Health
  • Maternal Child Health Seminar
  • Foundations in Maternal and Child Health

Research Interests

  • General interests: maternal and child health, genetics and metabolomics
  • Specific interests: preterm birth and complications of prematurity
  • Programmatic interests: Administrative data, newborn screening, prenatal screening and biobanks



  • Director of the Iowa Perinatal Health Research Collaborative
  • Department of Pediatrics (secondary appointment)
  • Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences (secondary appointment)
  • Director, Maternal-Child Health Catalyst Training Program

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