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Ronald E. Kleinman, MD

Ronald E. Kleinman, MD
Physician in Chief of the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Chief of the Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Unit
Charles Wilder Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School

Ronald E. Kleinman, MDRonald E. Kleinman is the Physician in Chief of the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Chief of the Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Charles Wilder Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. His major areas of research interest include gastrointestinal immunology, nutrition support of infants and children, and nutrition and public health policy. Dr. Kleinman’s professional affiliations include the American Gastroenterological Association, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD), North American Association for the Gastroenterology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN), Society for Pediatric Research and the American Pediatric Society. He is the author of more than 150 peer reviewed publications, chapters, monographs and textbooks. He has been a member of the Medical Advisory Group on Diet and Nutrition Guidelines in Cancer for the American Cancer Society, National Cholesterol Advisory Committee (NICHD), and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Global Child Nutrition Foundation and Project Bread. Dr. Kleinman served as Chair of the Committee on Nutrition for the American Academy of Pediatrics and is the editor of the fourth, fifth, and sixth editions of the Academy’s Pediatric Nutrition Handbook. He consults for the Grain Food Foundation, Sesame Street Foundation, Beech Nut, the Burger King External Advisory Board, and General Mills. A graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, Dr. Kleinman earned his MD from New York Medical College, and completed his residency and chief residency in Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and his fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.