Kleinman, Dushanka

Dushanka Kleinman
Associate Dean for Research and Academic Affairs
Office of the Dean, 2242P SPH Building
Research Interests: 
  • Epidemiologic studies of dental, oral and craniofacial diseases
  • Oral cancer and HIV-related conditions

Dr. Kleinman is a dentist and a board certified specialist in dental public health. She has a particular interest in enhancing the understanding and elimination of health disparities, with a focus on the role of factors that transcend health conditions such as health determinants, health promotion interventions and health literacy.

Selected Publications: 
  • Participated in the development of several Surgeon General reports
  • Co-executive editor of Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General (2000)
School of Public Health
University of Maryland, College Park