• Hillary Klonoff-Cohen, PhD
  • Saul J Morse and Anne B Morgan Professorship in Applied Health Sciences
  • Director of the MPH Program
Home Department:
  • Kinesiology and Community Health
Graduate Programs:
  • Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Community Health, and PhD in Community Health
  • BA Psychology, University of British Columbia, 1976
  • MS Biology, University of Bridgeport 1985
  • PhD Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 1987
  • 2021A Huff Hall, 1206 S. Fourth St., Champaign, IL 61820
  • 217-244-6242
I-TOPP Related Research Interest:
  • Pediatric well-being
  • Etiology and prevention of pediatric diseases including Sudden infant death syndrome, pediatric asthma, and celiac disease  
  • Effect of breastfeeding and other factors on autism  
  • Community-level approaches to health promotion through nutrition and exercise
  • Designing objective measures or tools
  • Influence of maternal lifestyle habits during pregnancy achieved with in vitro fertilization on infant outcomes
  • Risky lifestyle habits among childhood cancer survivors
Recent Publications:
  • Jacobs MB, Klonoff-Cohen H, Garzo VG. (2018) Equivalency of In vitro fertilization Success Rates in Elective Single Blastocyst Transfer and Elective Double Blastocyst Transfer: An Example of Equivalence Methodology in Clinical Reproductive Health. J Hum Reprod Sci. 11(1):45-51
  • Klonoff-Cohen H, Navarro A, Klonoff EA. (2018) Late effects awareness website for pediatric survivors of acute lymphocytic leukemia. PLoS One. 13(2):e0193141.
  • Klonoff-Cohen H, Polavarapu M. (2016) Eosinophil protein X and childhood asthma: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Immun Inflamm Dis. 4(2):114-134.
  • Klonoff-Cohen H, An R, Fries T, Le J, Matt GE. (2016) Timing of breast cancer surgery, menstrual phase, and prognosis: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 102:1-14
  • Matthiesen S, Klonoff-Cohen H, Zachariae R, Jensen-Johansen MB, Nielsen BK, Frederiksen Y, Schmidt L, Ingerslev HJ. (2012) The effect of an expressive writing intervention (EWI) on stress in infertile couples undergoing assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment: a randomized controlled pilot study. Br J Health Psychol. 17(2):362-78. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8287.2011.02042.x.
  • Feldman HS, Jones KL, Lindsay S, Slymen D, Klonoff-Cohen H, Kao K, Rao S, Chambers C. (2012) Prenatal alcohol exposure patterns and alcohol-related birth defects and growth deficiencies: a prospective study. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 36(4):670-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.2011.01664.x.
  • Cummins S, Zhu SH, Gamst A, Kirby C, Brandstein K, Klonoff-Cohen H, Chaplin E, Morris T, Seymann G, Lee J. (2012)  Nicotine patches and quitline counseling to help hospitalized smokers stay quit: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2012 Aug 1;13:128.
  • Major JM, Klonoff-Cohen HS, Pierce JP, Slymen DJ, Saltzstein SL, Macera CA, Mercola D, Kattan MW. (2011) Prostate cancer postoperative nomogram scores and obesity. PLoS One. 6(2):e17382. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017382
  • Feldman, HS, Lyons Jones K, Lindsay S, Slymen D, Klonoff-Cohen H, Kao K, Rao S, Chambers C.(2011) Patterns of prenatal alcohol exposure and associated non-characteristic minor structural malformations: A prospective study.  American Journal of Medical Genetics. 155A(12); 2949-2955.