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Michael Klaper

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Early Life and Education:
– Born on July 19, 1947, in Chicago
– Father was a dentist and mother was from Boca Raton, Florida
– Had an older brother who passed away at 49
– Grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin
– Graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1972

– Practiced acute care medicine and became certified in urgent care medicine
– Adopted a vegan lifestyle in 1981
– Served as a medical consultant for the North American Vegetarian Society
– Directed a vegan health spa in Pompano Beach, Florida
– Appeared in documentaries and films related to veganism

– Authored books on vegan nutrition and pregnancy
– Wrote forewords in various publications
– Published journal articles on fasting and plant-based diets
– Created educational videos on nutrition myths
– Contributed to Naked Food Magazine and other publications

Affiliations and Recognition:
– Listed as a family medicine physician in Santa Rosa, CA
– Inducted into the Vegetarian Hall of Fame in 1992
– Appeared in various media and publications discussing veganism
– Served as a medical consultant at TrueNorth Health Center
– Affiliated with Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

Related Links and Notable Figures:
– Wikiquote has quotations related to Michael Klaper
– Official website and Klaper videos
Michael Klaper at IMDb
– Interview with Michael Klaper, M.D. National Health Association
– Notable figures like David L. Katz, Susan M. Levin, Robert Downey Jr., Robert O. Young, and Viva! Health

Michael Klaper (Wikipedia)

Michael A. Klaper (July 19, 1947) is an American physician, vegan health educator, conference and event speaker, and an author of articles and books of vegan medical advice. Graduating from medical school in 1972, Klaper became a vegan ten years later and subsequently became active in the area, publishing three books advocating veganism and serving as a founding director of the Institute of Nutrition Education and Research.

Michael Klaper
Portrait photo of Dr Michael Klaper speaking into microphone
Klaper in 2019
Michael Anthony Klaper

(1947-07-19) July 19, 1947 (age 76)
EducationUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine, 1972 (Zoology, Psychology, Astronomy)
OccupationMedical doctor
Known forVeganism
SpouseAlese Jones
Relativesparents: David Klaper, DDS (father); Jean T. Klaper(mother); Robert D. Klaper (brother); Cynthia Lee Pararo (ex-wife); Alese Jones (wife since April 8, 2014)
Medical career
ProfessionFamily medicine
InstitutionsInstitute for Nutrition Research and Education, NASA, True North Health Center, Santa Rosa Medical Center
Sub-specialtiesnutritional medicine, lifestyle medicine, veganism
Researchnutritional medicine, vegan nutrition
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