James Klosky, PhD

James Klosky, PhD

Educational and Institutional Background

University of Memphis, TNMSClinical PsychologyUniversity of Memphis, TNPhDPediatric Psychology

University of Memphis, TN BA Psychology

Current Positions

  • Acting Professor and Director of Psychology, Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • Psychologist, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Fertility Preservation Team

Role in ECHO

Dr. Klosky is a member of the ECHO Training Program Advisory Panel as well as Psychologist content expert.

Professional Biography

Dr. James Klosky is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine. He is the Director of Psychology within the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and serves as the psychologist on CHOA’s Fertility Preservation Team. Dr. Klosky’s professional activities have broadly centered on behavior-based cancer prevention and control among survivors of childhood cancer, and his extramurally-funded research program has focused in the areas of fertility preservation, risky sexual behavior, and HPV vaccination. As the Founder and Co-Director of the Fertility Preservation Clinic at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Dr. Klosky has 20+ years of experience providing clinical care to pediatric, adolescent, and young adult patients, and actively works on committees to develop national and international guidelines for fertility preservation among at-risk youth.