David Klein, Ph.D.

Director of Technology

David W. Klein (he/him) is Director of Technology for the Law, Health Policy & Disability Center in the College of Law at the University of Iowa. Dr. Klein has an M.A. in English and Ph.D. in Education (Instructional Design and Technology). His background includes 40 years working with computer-assisted instruction and 30 years in instructional design and technology. He was lead developer of the Patient Education Institute’s X-Plain, a patient education system once licensed by NIH’s MedLine Plus as Interactive Tutorials. His research and innovations have focused on the design of the human-computer interface, accessible technologies for people with disabilities, and the use of multimedia for informed consent for research.