Michael A. Klein

Roles and Responsibilities

Michael Klein is the Director of Research Compliance.  His work focuses on research compliance issues such as conflict-of-interest; research misconduct; and science and security.


Before joining Columbia in July 2008, Mr. Klein worked as an attorney with the New York State Task Force on Life and the Law, the state’s interdisciplinary bioethics commission; the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; and the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.  Mr. Klein received a J.D. from Columbia Law School and an M.A. in science writing from the Johns Hopkins University.