Dr. Alan Klein
Dr. Alan Klein, DDS, attended medical school at New York University's College of Dentistry and graduated in 1976. He has been in private practice for 33 years with a specialty in Pediatric Dentistry and provides treatment for very young children with extensive needs and children with special needs. He is affiliated with Hurley Medical Center and Genesys Health System. In addition, Dr. Klein received a law degree from Cooley Law School in 1986 and a Master's in Tax Law from Wayne State University in 1996.
In 2011, Dr. Klein, donor advisor of the Sheppy Dog Fund, established the Sheppy Dog Fund Lecture to support an annual lecture series at the FIA. The lectures focus on art, religion, and history prior to the 19th century and are presented by leading scholars in their field.
Dr. Klein's philanthropic support also extends to programs that address the creative development and welfare of children. A recent commitment to the FIA's Education Department will help fund early childhood programs including a partnership with Head Start programs in Flint.
Dr. Alan Klein discusses the materials used in the FIA's early childhood programs with Michelle Pennington, Assistant Curator of Education (left), and Monique Desormeau, Curator of Education (right).