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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Pamela Kling earned her medical degree at the University of Iowa. She completed her residency at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and her fellowship at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.



Mother – Baby Care (Neonatology)


UnityPoint Health - Meriter
(608) 417-6236 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 890-9600 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Fellowship University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Korlesky C Kling PJ Pham DQD Ovasapyan AA Leyns CEG Weber MB Coe CL Cord Blood Erythropoietin and Hepcidin Reflect Lower Newborn Iron Stores due to Maternal Obesity during Pregnancy. Am J Perinatol . 2018 Sep 7;
[PubMed ID: 30193381]
Flores KP Blohowiak SE Winzerling JJ Georgieff MK Kling PJ The impact of erythropoietin and iron status on brain myelination in the newborn rat. J Neurosci Res . 2018 Sep;96(9):1586-1599
[PubMed ID: 29696692]
Rendina DN Blohowiak SE Coe CL Kling PJ Maternal Perceived Stress during Pregnancy Increases Risk for Low Neonatal Iron at Delivery and Depletion of Storage Iron at One Year. J Pediatr . 2018 Sep;200:166-173.e2
[PubMed ID: 29908648]
Ha B O'Sullivan DL Diamond CA Plumb AJ Sleeth JS Greer FR Kling PJ Improving Rates of Screening for Anemia in Infancy. Clin Pediatr (Phila) . 2018 Aug;57(9):1064-1068
[PubMed ID: 29183146]
Huebner SM Helfrich KK Saini N Blohowiak SE Cheng AA Kling PJ Smith SM Dietary Iron Fortification Normalizes Fetal Hematology, Hepcidin, and Iron Distribution in a Rat Model of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure. Alcohol Clin Exp Res . 2018 Jun;42(6):1022-1033
[PubMed ID: 29672865]
Astorga MC Piscitello KJ Menda N Ebert AM Ebert SC Porte MA Kling PJ Antibiotic Stewardship in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Effects of an Automatic 48-Hour Antibiotic Stop Order on Antibiotic Use. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc . 2018 May 28;
[PubMed ID: 29846666]
Helfrich KK Saini N Kling PJ Smith SM Maternal iron nutriture as a critical modulator of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder risk in alcohol-exposed pregnancies. Biochem Cell Biol . 2018 Apr;96(2):204-212
[PubMed ID: 29017023]
Zywicki ME Blohowiak SE Magness RR Segar JL Kling PJ Impact of the ovarian cycle and pregnancy on plasma chemistry values in ewes. J Vet Diagn Invest . 2018 Mar;30(2):238-244
[PubMed ID: 29291683]
Kranch-Shorthouse RA Bauer AS Magness RR Lopez GE Segar JL Blohowiak SE Kling PJ Ovine uterine space restriction causes dysregulation of the renin-angiotensin system in fetal kidneys. Biol Reprod . 2017 Jan 1;96(1):211-220
[PubMed ID: 28395333]
Zywicki M Blohowiak SE Magness RR Segar JL Kling PJ Increasing fetal ovine number per gestation alters fetal plasma clinical chemistry values. Physiol Rep . 2016 Aug;4(16)
[PubMed ID: 27565903]
Huebner SM Blohowiak SE Kling PJ Smith SM Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Alters Fetal Iron Distribution and Elevates Hepatic Hepcidin in a Rat Model of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. J Nutr . 2016 Jun;146(6):1180-8
[PubMed ID: 27146918]
Dosch NC Guslits EF Weber MB Murray SE Ha B Coe CL Auger AP Kling PJ Maternal Obesity Affects Inflammatory and Iron Indices in Umbilical Cord Blood. J Pediatr . 2016 May;172:20-8
[PubMed ID: 26970931]
McCarthy PJ Zundel HR Johnson KR Blohowiak SE Kling PJ Impact of Growth Restriction and Other Prenatal Risk Factors on Cord Blood Iron Status in Prematurity. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol . 2016 Apr;38(3):210-5
[PubMed ID: 26907656]
Cremer M Sallmon H Kling PJ Bührer C Dame C Thrombocytopenia and platelet transfusion in the neonate. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med . 2016 Feb;21(1):10-8
[PubMed ID: 26712568]
Kling PJ 50 years ago in the Journal of Pediatrics: Iron metabolism in premature infants: II. Prevention of iron deficiency. J Pediatr . 2014 Apr;164(4):768
[PubMed ID: 24650518]
McLimore HM Phillips AK Blohowiak SE Pham DQ Coe CL Fischer BA Kling PJ Impact of multiple prenatal risk factors on newborn iron status at delivery. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol . 2013 Aug;35(6):473-7
[PubMed ID: 23042017]
Sun MY Habeck JM Meyer KM Koch JM Ramadoss J Blohowiak SE Magness RR Kling PJ Ovine uterine space restriction alters placental transferrin receptor and fetal iron status during late pregnancy. Pediatr Res . 2013 Mar;73(3):277-85
[PubMed ID: 23202722]
Phillips AK Fischer BA Baxter RJ Shafranski SA Coe CL Kling PJ Recruiting Latina families in a study of infant iron deficiency: a description of barriers, study adjustments and review of the literature. WMJ . 2011 Feb;110(1):26-31
[PubMed ID: 21473510]
Meyer KM Koch JM Ramadoss J Kling PJ Magness RR Ovine surgical model of uterine space restriction: interactive effects of uterine anomalies and multifetal gestations on fetal and placental growth. Biol Reprod . 2010 Nov;83(5):799-806
[PubMed ID: 20574052]
Drake KA Sauerbry MJ Blohowiak SE Repyak KS Kling PJ Iron deficiency and renal development in the newborn rat. Pediatr Res . 2009 Dec;66(6):619-24
[PubMed ID: 19730160]