Klonoff-Cohen Receives Award

Hillary Klonoff-Cohen

Kinesiology and Community Health professor Dr. Hillary Klonoff-Cohen discusses her research during the presentation of the Eminent Scientist of the Year and Millennium Golden International Award.

Hillary Klonoff-Cohen, Saul J. Morse and Anne B. Morgan Professor in Applied Health Sciences and director of the Master of Public Health Program in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, was named the 2017 Eminent Scientist of the Year and Millennium Golden International Award recipient by the International Research Promotion Council for her work in the area of maternal and child health epidemiology.

Her research has addressed issues related to childhood asthma, breast cancer, in vitro fertilization, sudden infant death syndrome, and second-hand smoking. Her current research addresses barriers, concerns, successes, and risks related to fertility preservation in females of reproductive age with cancer, late effects and risky behaviors among childhood cancer survivors, and the training of primary care physicians about caring for cancer survivors.
 
The International Research Promotion Council was founded in 1993 to promote research in science and medicine.