American physician / Vegan Health Educator
Michael A. Klaper (July 19, 1947) is an American physician, vegan health educator and 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. Klaper has been criticised for advocating fasting and has been accused by David Gorski of supporting pseudoscientific alternative medical treatments such as acupuncture.
Dr. Michael Klaper is a gifted clinician, internationally-recognized teacher, and sought-after speaker on diet and health. In addition to his clinical practice and private consultations with patients, he is a passionate and devoted educator of physicians and other healthcare professionals about the importance of nutrition in clinical practice and integrative medicine.