Tarah Colaizy, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics - Neonatology

Contact Information

Primary Office
8807 JPP
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin
MD, University of Wisconsin
MPH, Public Health, Oregon Health and Science University
Resident, Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University
Fellow, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University

Licensure and Certifications

Crossfit Level I Instructor
NRP Instructor

Research Summary

My clinical and research interests include: Use of minimal ventilation strategies. Promotion of breastfeeding for preterm infants. Research Interests include: Role of infectious microorganisms in the pathogenesis of chronic lung disease. Molecular and biochemical control of lung development. Impact of apnea of prematurity and its treatment on long-term outcomes. Breastfeeding in the preterm neonate.