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Jonathan Klein

Professor of Pediatrics
University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Jonathan Klein is Professor and Senior Associate Head of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine. He is a specialist in adolescent medicine and health services research on preventive care and tobacco control. Dr. Klein attended Brandeis University, New Jersey Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health, and trained at New England Medical Center and the University of North Carolina. He served on the faculty at the University of Rochester from 1992-09, and from 2009-17 was Associate Executive Director at the American Academy of Pediatrics.  He is the Scientific Director of the Academy’s Julius B. Richmond Center; immediate past chair of NCD Child, a global coalition dedicated to inclusion of children and youth in the Non-Communicable Disease and SDG agendas; North American Vice President of the International Association for Adolescent Health, and Strategic Advisor on NCDs for the International Pediatric Association.