Elizabeth Klonoff

Elizabeth Klonoff

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Evaluation forms due by Thursday, May 22, at noon.

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Elizabeth A. Klonoff, Ph.D., ABPP.

A clinical and health psychologist, Dr. Klonoff received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Oregon. She was an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University School of Medicine and then an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where she founded and then served as the Director of the Behavior Therapy/Behavioral Medicine Clinic and Co-Director of the Chronic Pain Unit at University Hospitals of Cleveland. In 1988, she joined the faculty at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB). As Professor of Psychology and Executive Director of the Behavioral Health Institute at CSUSB, she conducted numerous research projects on tobacco control, sexism, racism, and physical and mental health.

Currently, she is Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University (SDSU) and Professor of Psychiatry at University of California San Diego, where she serves as the SDSU Co-Director of the Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. Her work, supported by the National Cancer Institute and the Tobacco Control Section, Department of Health Services, State of California, focuses on the impact of discrimination and acculturation on health, cancer disparities, and minors’ access to tobacco. She has published widely on culture and gender diversity in clinical psychology, behavioral medicine, and preventive medicine. Her research in these areas has gained her Fellow status in the American Psychological Association in Division 35 (Psychology of Women), Division 12 (Clinical Psychology), Division 38 (Health Psychology) and Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues). She is board certified in both clinical and clinical health psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology.
She has published a number of books related to topics of health and ethnicity including: African American Acculturation: Deconstructing Race and Reviving Culture (Sage, 1996), Preventing Misdiagnosis of Women: A guide to Physical Disorders That Have Psychiatric Symptoms (Sage, 1997), Discrimination Against Women: Prevalence, Consequences, Remedies (Sage, 1997), and Specialty Competencies in Clinical Health Psychology (Oxford, in press).


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