Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Susan C. Klock, Ph.D is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatry at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Klock is a licensed psychologist specializing in women’s reproductive health. Dr. Klock joined the faculty of the section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in 1994 and developed the psychological services program to provide consultation and psychotherapy to infertility patients. She also conducts research on the psychological aspects of inferti...[Read full text]Susan C. Klock, Ph.D is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatry at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Klock is a licensed psychologist specializing in women’s reproductive health. Dr. Klock joined the faculty of the section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in 1994 and developed the psychological services program to provide consultation and psychotherapy to infertility patients. She also conducts research on the psychological aspects of infertility focusing on the psychological aspects of family building with gamete donation and psychological adjustment to infertility and its treatment. She has served on the Executive Council of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, national RESOLVE’s Mental Health Advisory Board, is past president of the Mental Health Professional Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and was a task force member of the Institute of Medicine panel on the medical risks of oocyte donation. She is the author of over 50 scientific papers and monographs on the psychological aspects of infertility and is the Mental Health and Ethics Specialty Editor for Fertility and Sterility.[Shorten text]

Clinical Focus

Primary research and clinical interest in female infertility including the impact of infertility on mood and functioning. Also, psychological aspects of ooycte donation.

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Bowling Green State University, Clinical Psychology (1989)

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