- 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.
- Participated in the development of several Surgeon General reports
- Co-executive editor of Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General (2000)