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Dr. Herbert Kleber Biography, Age, Death, Career, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 1, 2019

Short Biography

Herbert Kleber was born on 19-06-1934 in Pittsburgh in the state of Pennsylvania, United States. He was an American Psychiatrist, Doctor, Professor, Researcher & Founder of Drug Dependence Unit (DDU).

Other Name: Herbert David Kleber, Dr. Herbert Kleber
Other Professions: Doctor Professor Researcher Founder

Herbert Kleber Complete Bio & Career

Dr. Herbert David Kleber was a renowned American substance abuse researcher and psychiatrist. After his graduation, he became a professor at Yale University and it is where he founded the Drug Dependence Unit. He was the head of the unit till 1989. Post that, he served Deputy Director for Demand Reduction at the Office of National Drug Control Policy in the White House.
In 1992 he along with his wife founded a Substance abuse division at the famous Columbia University in New York. He became the director of that division and founded numerous ways on new methods to treat individuals with prescription opioid, marijuana problems, heroin, cocaine and alcohol. He also authored various case studies and was the co-editor of the American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment. 
For his contribution, he was felicitated with various awards in his career. He was named the Best Doctor in New York and the United States. He was elected as the member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences in the year 1996. He believed in beyond academies and he championed many people’s professional and personal lives. For his achievements Google honoured with a Doodle on 01-10-2019.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died on 05-10-2018 in Santorini, Greece at the age of 84.

DEATHDAY 5 October,2018 (Saturday)
DEATH PLACE Santorini, South Aegean

Herbert Kleber Family, Relatives and Other Relations

His father's name was David Kleber. He first married Joan Foax in 1956 and with her he had a son named Marc and 2 daughters named Elizabeth Kleber and Pamela Shad. He then married Marian Fischman.

Life's Important Dates Of Herbert Kleber

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town New York
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address New York City, New York, United States
School N/A
College Thomas Jefferson University East Falls Campus, Dartmouth College
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Reading and Writing Books
Marital Status Widow
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Herbert Kleber

  • He was an avid dog lover.
  • He was devoted to Dartmouth, attending reunions and maintaining close life-long friendships with fellow classmates.
  • He mentored a great number of the leading academic researchers in the US.
  • During his 50-year career, Dr. Kleber authored hundreds of articles, wrote important books, and mentored numerous other medical professionals in the field of addiction treatment.

Herbert Kleber Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Herbert Kleber was 84 years 3 months & 16 days old age.