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Michael J. Klag, MD

Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Professor

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Epidemiology
Health Policy and Management (Joint)

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street
Room W1041
Baltimore , Maryland   21205
US        

410-955-3540
410-955-0121

Education

MD , University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine , 1978
MPH , Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health , 1987

Overview

1982-1984 Assistant Clinical Professor, SUNY Upstate Medical Center 1982-1984 Attending, Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York 1982-1984 General Internist, Syracuse Community Health Center, Syracuse, NY 1982-1984 Surgeon, Commissioned Corps, United States Public Health Service 1987- Active Staff, The Johns Hopkins Hospital 1987-1988 Director, Clinical Track of the Preventive Medicine Residency, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health 1987-1988 Instructor, Medicine, Joint Appointment Epidemiology, and Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 1988-1992 Assistant Professor, Medicine, Joint Appointment Epidemiology, and Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 1988- Director, The Precursors Study (A prospective study of 1,337 Johns Hopkins University Medical Students started in 1946) 1992-1997 Associate Professor, Medicine, Joint Appointment Epidemiology, and Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 1994-1996 Acting Director, Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 1996-2002 Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 1996-2001 Associate Director for General Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 1996-1997 Interim Director, The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions 1998 Professor of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Joint Appointment Epidemiology, and Health Policy and Management 2000-2001 Interim Director, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2000-2001 Interim Physician-in-Chief, The Johns Hopkins Hospital 2001-2005 Vice Dean for Clinical Investigation, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2005-present Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Honors and Awards

1974 B.S., Magna Cum Laude 1973-1974 Juniata College Honor Society 1972-1974 Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society; President, Juniata College Chapter, 1974 1971-1974 Juniata College Philadelphia Area Alumni Scholar 1985-1988 Post-doctoral Trainee, NIH Training Grant in Behavioral Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease 1987 The John Hume II Award for Academic Excellence and Professional Promise, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health 1988 Fellow, Fourteenth 10-Day Seminar on the Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases sponsored by the American Heart Association 1991-1996 Established Investigator, American Heart Association 1993 Delta Omega National Public Health Honorary Society, Alpha Chapter 1997 Fellow, American College of Physicians 1999 Raine Visiting Professor, The University of Western Australia 2003 David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Award 2004 Champion of Public Health Award

  • Hypertension
  • Renal Failure
  • Precursors Study
  • Kidney Disease
  • Cardiovascular
  • Epidemiology
  • Genetic Markers
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Astor BC, Eustace JA, Klag MJ, Powe NR, Longenecker JC, Fink NE, Marcovina SM, Coresh J. Race-specific association of lipoprotein(a) with vascular access interventions in hemodialysis patients: The CHOICE Study. Kidn Internatl 2002 61(3):1115-1123

  • Berenholtz SM, Pronovost PJ, Mullany D, Garrett E, Ness PM, Dorman T, Klag MJ Predictors of transfusion for spinal surgery in Maryland, 1997-2000. Transfusion 2002; 42:183-9

  • Houston TK, Meoni LA, Ford DE, Brancati FL, Cooper LA, Levine DM, Liang K-Y, Klag MJ. Sports ability in young men and incidence of cardiovascular disease. Am J Medicine 2002:112:689-695.

  • Chang PP, Ford DE, Meoni LA, Wang N-Y, Klag MJ. Anger in young men and subsequent premature cardiovascular disease: The Precursors Study. Arch Intern Med 2002;162:901-906.

  • Klag MJ, Wang NY, Meoni LA, Brancati FL, Cooper L, Liang KY, Young JH, Ford DE. Coffee Intake and Risk of Hypertension: The Johns Hopkins Precursors Study. Arch Intern Med 2002;162:657-662.