Stead Family Department of Pediatrics

Tarah Colaizy, MD, MPH


Associate Professor of Pediatrics  - Neonatology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 8809 JPP
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-3508



BS, Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin
MD, University of Wisconsin
MPH, Public Health, Oregon Health and Science University

Residency, Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University

Licensure and Certifications

Federal DEA certified
Iowa Medical License
Iowa State Controlled Substances Registration
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.

Date Last Modified: 08/11/2016 - 15:24:36