• 1682 Citations
1991 …2020
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Research Interests

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.

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

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Bowling Green State University

… → 1989

Research interests

  • Infertility (female)
  • Psychology
  • Women's Health / Women's Reproductive Health

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Research Output 1991 2020

Emerging Views of Kinships Created Through Oocyte Donation

Hershberger, P. E., Driessnack, M., Kavanaugh, K. & Klock, S. C., Jan 1 2020, In : MCN. The American journal of maternal child nursing. 45, 1, p. 18-24 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oocyte Donation
Tissue Donors

25 historic papers: an ASRM 75th birthday gift from Fertility and Sterility

Niederberger, C., Pellicer, A., Simon, C., Kathrins, M., Goldstein, M., Sigman, M., Schlegel, P. N., Munné, S., Gardner, D. K., Cobo, A., Coutifaris, C., Donnez, J., Taylor, H. S., Giudice, L. C., Fauser, B. C. J. M., Lindheim, S. R., Rosenwaks, Z., Casper, R. F., de Ziegler, D., Gibbons, W. E. & 5 others, Paulson, R. J., Laufer, N., Klock, S. C., Mendola, P. & Sauer, M. V., Oct 2019, In : Fertility and Sterility. 112, 4, p. e2-e27

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Gift Giving

Oocyte donation disclosure decisions: a longitudinal follow-up at middle childhood *

Hershberger, P. E., Driessnack, M., Kavanaugh, K. & Klock, S. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Human Fertility.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oocyte Donation

Ovarian stimulation is a safe and effective fertility preservation option in the adolescent and young adult population

Manuel, S. L., Moravek, M. B., Confino, R., Smith, K. N., Lawson, A. K., Klock, S. C. & Pavone, M. E., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fertility Preservation
Ovulation Induction
Young Adult
23 Citations (Scopus)

Forty years of IVF

Niederberger, C., Pellicer, A., Cohen, J., Gardner, D. K., Palermo, G. D., O'Neill, C. L., Chow, S., Rosenwaks, Z., Cobo, A., Swain, J. E., Schoolcraft, W. B., Frydman, R., Bishop, L. A., Aharon, D., Gordon, C., New, E., Decherney, A., Tan, S. L., Paulson, R. J., Goldfarb, J. M. & 46 others, Brännström, M., Donnez, J., Silber, S., Dolmans, M. M., Simpson, J. L., Handyside, A. H., Munné, S., Eguizabal, C., Montserrat, N., Izpisua Belmonte, J. C., Trounson, A., Simon, C., Tulandi, T., Giudice, L. C., Norman, R. J., Hsueh, A. J., Sun, Y., Laufer, N., Kochman, R., Eldar-Geva, T., Lunenfeld, B., Ezcurra, D., D'Hooghe, T., Fauser, B. C. J. M., Tarlatzis, B. C., Meldrum, D. R., Casper, R. F., Fatemi, H. M., Devroey, P., Galliano, D., Wikland, M., Sigman, M., Schoor, R. A., Goldstein, M., Lipshultz, L. I., Schlegel, P. N., Hussein, A., Oates, R. D., Brannigan, R. E., Ross, H. E., Pennings, G., Klock, S. C., Brown, S., Van Steirteghem, A., Rebar, R. W. & LaBarbera, A. R., Jul 15 2018, In : Fertility and Sterility. 110, 2, p. 185-324.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Reproductive Medicine