World Health Summit
The 2012 World Health Summit recently welcomed Dean Klag and other Bloomberg School leaders to what many consider the preeminent forum for the global medical and scientific community.
One in 88 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder. Motivated in part by his own daughter’s experience, Dean Klag is leading the charge in the Bloomberg School’s autism research efforts.
Dean Klag helped congratulate Emmy award-winning actor and refugee advocate Sam Waterston when he received the Bloomberg School’s Goodermote Humanitarian Award in 2012.
Dean Emeritus Alfred Sommer frequently meets with Dean Klag to discuss current research, future goals and the state of the Bloomberg School.
Approachable and down-to-earth, Dean Klag treats everyone at the Bloomberg School – students, staff and faculty – like respected colleagues and friends.
Dean Klag was quick to endorse the United Way campaign at the Bloomberg School – a program that benefits the local Baltimore community during the holiday season.
Dean Klag has led several pioneering studies in kidney disease epidemiology, including the first study to assess the incidence of end-stage renal disease.
Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular and kidney disease, and a Johns Hopkins faculty member since 1987, became dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on September 1, 2005.
From his research on kidney disease prevention to his oversight of human volunteers—Dean Klag has an impressive résumé.Learn More
Public health as a field of study and practice is always changing. Dean Klag gets to the heart of the key issues in his annual letter.Learn More
Every month, Dean Klag sits down with Elizabeth Tracey of Johns Hopkins Medicine to discuss important global health news.Learn More
The Dean's lecture series encourages an open exchange of ideas and celebrates the most recent appointments of our professors.Learn More