Candice M. Belanoff, ScD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences
Candice Belanoff
Crosstown Center – 4TH FLOOR
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Candice Belanoff is a Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist with a particular interest in the relationship of social forces and inequities to patterns of population health. Current research activities involve social disparities in breastfeeding; adolescent/young adult pregnancy and parenting; health outcomes related to cesarean delivery; substance use among women of reproductive age; and health outcomes related to assisted reproductive technology.


  • Harvard University, ScD
  • Hunter College, MPH
  • Macalester College, BA

Classes Taught

  • SPHMC759
  • SPHMC775
  • SPHMC775
  • SPHMC931
  • SPHMC932
  • SPHPH845
  • SPHSB820


  • Published on 7/1/2017

    Girguis MS, Strickland MJ, Hu X, Liu Y, Chang HH, Belanoff C, Bartell SM, Vieira VM. Chronic PM2.5 exposure and risk of infant bronchiolitis and otitis media clinical encounters. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2017 Aug; 220(6):1055-1063. PMID: 28701289.

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  • Published on 4/1/2017

    Kotelchuck M, Cheng ER, Belanoff C, Cabral HJ, Babakhanlou-Chase H, Derrington TM, Diop H, Evans SR, Bernstein J. The Prevalence and Impact of Substance Use Disorder and Treatment on Maternal Obstetric Experiences and Birth Outcomes Among Singleton Deliveries in Massachusetts. Matern Child Health J. 2017 Apr; 21(4):893-902. PMID: 27832443.

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  • Published on 3/1/2016

    Belanoff C, Declercq ER, Diop H, Gopal D, Kotelchuck M, Luke B, Nguyen T, Stern JE. Severe Maternal Morbidity and the Use of Assisted Reproductive Technology in Massachusetts. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Mar; 127(3):527-34. PMID: 26855105.

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  • Published on 2/4/2016

    Diop H, Gopal D, Cabral H, Belanoff C, Declercq ER, Kotelchuck M, Luke B, Stern JE. Assisted Reproductive Technology and Early Intervention Program Enrollment. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar; 137(3):e20152007. PMID: 26908668.

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  • Published on 1/28/2016

    Bernstein J, Bernstein E, Hudson D, Belanoff C, Cabral HJ, Cherpitel CJ, Bond J, Ye Y, Woolard R, Villalobos S, Ramos R. Differences by gender at twelve months in a brief intervention trial among Mexican-origin young adults in the emergency department. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2017 Jan-Mar; 16(1):91-108. PMID: 26821181.

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  • Published on 12/1/2015

    Cheng ER, Declercq ER, Belanoff C, Stotland NE, Iverson RE. Labor and Delivery Experiences of Mothers with Suspected Large Babies. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Dec; 19(12):2578-86. PMID: 26140835.

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  • Published on 11/1/2015

    Declercq E, Stern JE, Luke B, Cabral H, Gopal D, Belanoff C, Diop H, Kotelchuck M. Maternal Postpartum Hospitalization Following Assisted Reproductive Technology Births. Epidemiology. 2015 Nov; 26(6):e64-5. PMID: 26317669.

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  • Published on 10/21/2015

    Declercq E, MacDorman M, Osterman M, Belanoff C, Iverson R. Prepregnancy Obesity and Primary Cesareans among Otherwise Low-Risk Mothers in 38 U.S. States in 2012. Birth. 2015 Dec; 42(4):309-18. PMID: 26489891.

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  • Published on 10/1/2015

    Derrington TM, Bernstein J, Belanoff C, Cabral HJ, Babakhanlou-Chase H, Diop H, Evans SR, Kotelchuck M. Refining Measurement of Substance Use Disorders Among Women of Child-Bearing Age Using Hospital Records: The Development of the Explicit-Mention Substance Abuse Need for Treatment in Women (EMSANT-W) Algorithm. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Oct; 19(10):2168-78. PMID: 25680703.

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  • Published on 6/19/2015

    Cheng ER, Declercq ER, Belanoff C, Iverson RE, McCloskey L. Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Likelihood of Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery. Birth. 2015 Sep; 42(3):249-53. PMID: 26088760.

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