At ICFP 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Dean Klag reflects on some guiding themes of the third international gathering: family planning as a human right, youth involvement and the economic benefit of family planning.
Dean Klag has led several pioneering studies in kidney disease epidemiology, including the first study to assess the incidence of end-stage renal disease.
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 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.
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.