Dr. Klein is Chief, Department of Transfusion Medicine at the NIH Clinical Center. He graduated from Harvard College and Johns Hopkins where completed his hematology training. He is Professor of Medicine and Pathology at Johns Hopkins.Dr. Klein has authored or co-authored more than 300 publications as well as two editions of Mollison’s textbook. He is former editor-in-chief of the Journal of Clinical Apheresis, Associate Editor of Biologicals, and editor of Blood. He is currently an editor of Transfusion and The Journal of Translational Medicine.
Dr. Klein has chaired the US Pharmacopoeia Blood and Blood Products Committee, and currently chairs the American Red Cross Medical Advisory Council and the WHO Blood Product Subcommittee. He is a former Council President of the National Marrow Donor Program, Past President of the AABB, and charter member of the US Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability. Dr. Klein has received the NIH Clinical Center Director’s Award, the AABB Emily Cooley Award, and the Presidential Award of the ISBT. The Public Health Service has awarded Dr. Klein the NIH Director’s Award, and the Secretary’s Distinguished Service Award, the highest civilian award given by the Department of Health and Human Services.Back to speakers