Dr. John Klir
I would like to welcome all new students to American International Medical University. Facilities of our University provide the optimal learning environment.
Also, I would like to extend my sincere greetings to all prospective students considering applying to our Medical University. As Executive Dean and medical professional in areas of clinical medicine, medical research, and medical education, I can personally attest the quality of our academic programs, ultimately measured by success of our graduates in terms of passing licensing examinations, acceptance to postgraduate training programs, and becoming licensed medical professionals.
Facilities of our University provide the optimal learning environment. In addition, our highly qualified and fully dedicated teaching and non-teaching staff members continuously strive to assure that all our students reach their ultimate goals of becoming fully qualified medical professionals, healthcare educators, positively contributing to lives and well-being of their patients, families, and entire communities in different countries.
I am genuinely excited that you decided joining American International Medical University, and I eagerly expect meeting each of you individually.
Dr. John Klir, MD, PhD, Executive Dean, Chielf Academic Officer
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Executive Dean’s Bio
John Klir, B.S., M.S., M.D., Ph.D. – Executive Dean, Chief Academic Officer
Dr. John Klir is an American trained MD/PhD medical scholar with combined experience of more than 25 years in academic medicine, medical research, clinical medicine, and administration, with 9 years working in academic medicine and administration in the CARICOM region.
After obtaining his undergraduate degree in life sciences from Cornell University, Dr. Klir pursued his further studies and obtained his MS degree in life sciences and PhD degree in physiology from University of Illinois, and his MD degree from Saba University School of Medicine.
After completing his studies, Dr. Klir continued with postgraduate training in both, medical research and clinical medicine. He trained at University of Michigan School of Medicine under mentorship of world renowned medical scholars in areas of immunopathophysiology, namely roles of cytokines during fever generation as a part of acute-phase response to infection.
Dr. Klir’s continued work resulted in significant contribution to area of cytokine research, as evidenced by multiple publications and presentations at different international conferences.
During his past work, Dr. Klir has been associated with various institutions, including University of Michigan Medical Center, Lovelace Biomedical Institute, University of Missouri, USDA-ARS, Pennington Biomedical Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, and Underwood Memorial Hospital. The main interest of Dr. Klir continues in areas of pro-inflammatory mediators, their role during development of different diseases, and development of treatments.
During the last 9 years, Dr. Klir has worked in academic medicine and administration as a medical school Dean. At present, in addition to his administrative duties as a Dean, he also contributes to medical physiology course.