Rachel Koski, DO, MS

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Rachel Koski

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Mailing Address:
Academic Office Building
2450 Riverside Ave S AO-401
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Jennifer Beckman

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Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Faculty Member, Division of Neonatology

MD, DO, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA

Pediatrics, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Connecticut Children’s, Hartford, CT

MS, Biomedical Sciences, Kansas City University Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,

Kansas City, MO

Basic Science Research, Neuroprotection in Hypoxia Ischemic Brain Injury

Global Healthcare Elective, India, January 2020


Dr. Rachel Koski specializes in newborn ICU care which involves premature and full term infants. She received her medical training out towards the east coast including her Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program at the University of Connecticut. Since completing her training, she now returns to Minnesota as her family is originally from the Twin Cities area.

Dr. Koski's academic interests involve scientific research with neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. She focuses her work in the lab on possible neuroprotectant factors that can possibly be beneficial to infants with this brain injury. She is excited to be at the University of Minnesota to continue her research!


Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Koski's research interest includes neuroprotectant factors for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. 


Board Certifications

  • American Academy of Pediatrics - General Pediatrics