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Robert Kelch, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology, Ann Arbor, MI


Pediatric Endocrinology Ann Arbor, MI

Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs at University of Michigan Health System

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Education & Training

  • University of Michigan Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical SchoolClass of 1967
  • Monteith College, Wayne State University
    Monteith College, Wayne State UniversityPh.B, high distinction granted, 1960 - 1963

Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 1968 - 2014
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Endocrinology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Distinguished Alumnus Award for Friendship 2006
  • Federation of Pediatric Organizations, Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr. Leadership Award 2005
  • Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 2005-2006
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • LH and FSH responsiveness to intravenous gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) in children with hypothalamic or pituitary disorders: Lack of effect of replacement ther...  
    Kelch, R.P., Markovs, M., and Huss, J, J. Clin. Endocrinol
  • Pituitary regulation of Leydig cell function in the adult male rat.  
    Hauger, R.L., Chen, Y.I., Kelch, R.P., and Payne, A.H, J. Endocrinol
  • Sexual precocity in association with septo-optic dysplasia and hypothalamic hypopituitarism.  
    Huseman, C.A., Kelch, R.P., Hopwood, N.J., and Zipf, W.B, J. Pediatr
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Consistent LH responses to GnRH pulses in GnRH deficient patients treated with luteal phase steroids.
    Khoury, S.A, Barkan, A.L., Kelch, R.P., and Marshall, J.C, American Federation for Clinical Research
  • Patterns of LH, FSH, and testosterone release stimulated by synthetic LRF in prepubertal, pubertal and adult subjects, and in patients with gonadotropin deficiency and...
    Roth, J.C., Kelch, R.P., Kaplan, S.L., and Grumbach, M.M, Proc. Serono Foundation Conference on Hypothalamic Hypophysiotropic Hormones, Acapulco, Mexico
  • Acute and chronic effects of clonidine on growth hormone and gonadotropin secretion in adolescent boys.
    Khoury, S.A., Sauder, S.E., Hale, P.M., Hopwood, N.J., Beitins, I.Z., Marshall, J.C., and Kelch, R.P, Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society
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  • Management of delayed adolescence. 
    Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society
  • Puberty and its disorders. 
    Thirty-Fourth Annual Endocrine Society Postgraduate Course
  • Management of Delayed Adolescence. 
    Endocrine Society Meet the Professor Presentation
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Press Mentions

  • Dean's Update | September 3, 2021
    Dean's Update | September 3, 2021September 4th, 2021

Grant Support

  • General Clinical Research CenterNational Center For Research Resources2003–2007
  • General Clinical Research CenterNational Center For Research Resources1995–2003
  • RES Facil Const: Protein Structure, Artificial Endonuclease, Drug DesignNational Center For Research Resources2002
  • Renovation Of Bowen Science BuildingNational Center For Research Resources1998
  • Gcrc CAP DR SaagNational Center For Research Resources1996
  • Extramural Research Facilities ConstructionNational Center For Research Resources1996
  • Gcrc-Cap-Dr LinkNational Center For Research Resources1995
  • Maturational Roles Of GNRH Pulse FrequencyEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development1986–1994
  • Advancing Child Health Through Cell/Molecular BiologyEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development1991–1993
  • Maturation Of Pituitary Responses To GNRH In HumansEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development1985