Wendy Hellerstedt, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor Emerita, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health

Wendy Hellerstedt

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-626-2077

Office Address:
300 West Bank Office Building

Mailing Address:
1300 S 2nd St
Room 300 WBOB
Minneapolis, MN 55454

PhD, Epidemiology, University of Minnesota

MPH, Epidemiology, University of Minnesota

BA, Psychology, University of Minnesota


As a maternal child health researcher, my interests include birth outcomes for underserved women and adolescents, adolescent sexual risk-taking and pregnancy prevention, pregnancy intention, and the relation of social indicators and reproductive health. 


Sexual and reproductive health, maternal health 

Awards & Recognition

  • Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health


Research Funding Grants

  • 2015–2020, HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau, "Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health," Principal Investigator