Paul Klotman, M.D., became President and CEO of Baylor College of Medicine Sept. 1, 2010.
In this leadership role, he oversees the missions of education, research and patient care at BCM and its four schools – the Medical School, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Allied Health Sciences and the National School of Tropical Medicine.
Dr. Klotman received his B.S. degree in 1972 from the University of Michigan and his M.D. from Indiana University in 1976. He completed his Medicine and Nephrology training at Duke University Medical Center. He stayed at Duke as a faculty member, rising to the rank of Associate Professor of Medicine before moving to the NIH in 1988 where he became Chief of the Molecular Medicine Section in the Laboratory of Developmental Biology. In 1993, he became Chief of the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory in the NIDR/NIH. In 1994 he moved to Mt. Sinai School of Medicine as the Irene and Dr. Arthur M. Fishberg Professor of Medicine and the Chief, Division of Nephrology. In 2001, he was selected to be the Chairman of the Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine.
Dr. Klotman is a noted scientist whose work has included both basic and clinical research in molecular virology and AIDS pathogenesis. He has been an active clinician, teacher, and mentor.