Martin Klein

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy); Associate Dean for Development and External Affairs

Biographical Info

Martin Klein, Ph.D., M.P.H. is the Associate Dean for Development and External Affairs at the Yale School of Public Health, and is responsible for the offices of development, alumni relations, and communications. He also founded and directs InnovateHealth Yale, a program in social impact and entrepreneurship. Martin came to the School from Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences where he was Associate Dean for Student Services and Administrative Operations. Prior to joining Yale, he was the Associate Dean for Primary Care at New York Medical College, where he co-founded and co-led the Center for Primary Care Education and Research. He was also an Assistant Professor of Community and Preventive Medicine and taught a variety of topics, including managed care, medical informatics, and physician communication skills. Earlier in his career, Martin held positions with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget and the New York City Department of Health. He received his M.P.H. from Yale and his Ph.D. in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University. He completed additional training in pedagogy as a Harvard Macy Scholar.


International Activity

  • Expanding partnership with the Royal Institute of Health Sciences
    Bhutan (2012 - 2012)
    Lecture on health policy and determine projects to expand relationship with School
  • Developing a masters in health administration program
    Ethiopia (2010 - 2011)
    Thesis reviewer

Education & Training

M.P.H.
Yale School of Public Health (1986)
Ph.D.
Columbia University (2000)
Ph.D.
Columbia University (2000)
Harvard Macy Institute Scholar
Harvard University
Informatics Fellowship
National Library of Medicine

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