Elk Grove Village, IL

Professor and Senior Associate Head (Chair), Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago

Represented: Researchers

Jonathan D. Klein, MD, MPH, FAAP, is Professor and Senior Associate Head (Chair) in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is an expert in child and adolescent health services research with a focus on preventive services and their improvement. He also serves as the Scientific Director of the American Academy of Pediatrics Julius B. Richmond Center of Excellence, dedicated to prevention of children’s exposure to tobacco and secondhand smoke.

Klein attended Brandeis University, New Jersey Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health, and trained at New England Medical Center and at the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. He served as faculty at the University of Rochester from 1992-2009 as Professor of Pediatrics, Community and Preventive Medicine and Family Medicine. From 2009-2017, he was Associate Executive Director and Senior Vice President for Global Health, Research and Policy at the American Academy of Pediatrics, a US-based membership organization of 64,000 pediatricians and pediatric specialists dedicated to the health of all children.

Klein served as a member of the Advisory Panel on Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options from Spring 2015 to Fall 2017, when it was integrated into the Clinical Effectiveness Decision and Science (CEDS) Advisory Panel. Klein served on the CEDS Advisory Panel from Fall 2017 to Spring 2018.

Conflicts of Interest

As of November 15, 2017:

  • Employer (Self): University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine
  • Employer (Spouse): Employed at Northwestern University School of Medicine


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