- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Preventive Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
- Experienced in Workers’ Compensation Reporting
- Medical Screenings for Work-related Hazard Exposures
- Monitoring and Treatment of World Trade Center-Related Adverse Health Effects
MD, University of Rochester Medical Center
M.P.H., Columbia School of Public Health
M.D., University of Rochester Medical School
B.S., Yale University
Residency, Internal Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
- Michael A. Crane, MD, MPH, is Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Medical Director of the Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health and of the World Trade Center Health Program Clinical Center of Excellence at Mount Sinai. Dr. Crane is an expert on the physical and mental health consequences of large-scale disasters experienced by rescue and recovery workers, particularly those affecting responders who worked at the World Trade Center disaster site following the attacks of September 11, 2001. An advocate of worker safety and health, Dr. Crane has conducted extensive research on the health effects of exposures to workplace hazards and environmental toxins, as well as prevention and control strategies to protect worker health.
Prior to joining Mount Sinai in 2006, Dr. Crane spent 16 years at Con Edison of New York where he served Assistant Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. In 2002 he established a medical monitoring and treatment program for Consolidated Edison workers who assisted in recovery efforts at the WTC site. Previously, Dr. Crane served as Associate Director of the Alcoholism Treatment Program of the Mount Sinai Services City Hospital Center at Elmhurst, New York. He received his medical degree at the University of Rochester Medical School and a Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University School of Public Health. He completed his medical internship and residency at the Montefiore Hospital in New York.
Stein CR, Wallenstein S, Shapiro M, Hashim D, Moline JM, Udasin I, Crane MA, Luft BJ, Lucchini RG, Holden WL. Mortality among World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers, 2002-2011. American journal of industrial medicine 2016 Feb; 59(2): 87-95.
Dasaro CR, Holden WL, Berman KD, Crane MA, Kaplan JR, Lucchini RG, Luft BJ, Moline JM, Teitelbaum SL, Tirunagari US, Udasin IG, Weiner JH, Zigrossi PA, Todd AC. Cohort Profile: World Trade Center Health Program General Responder Cohort. International journal of epidemiology 2015 Jun;.
Crane MA, Levy-Carrick NC, Crowley L, Barnhart S, Dudas M, Onuoha U, Globina Y, Haile W, Shukla G, Ozbay F. The response to September 11: a disaster case study. Annals of global health; 80(4).
Pietrzak RH, Feder A, Singh R, Schechter CB, Bromet EJ, Katz CL, Reissman DB, Ozbay F, Sharma V, Crane M, Harrison D, Herbert R, Levin SM, Luft BJ, Moline JM, Stellman JM, Udasin IG, Landrigan PJ, Southwick SM. Trajectories of PTSD risk and resilience in World Trade Center responders: an 8-year prospective cohort study. Psychological medicine 2014 Jan; 44(1).
Crane MA, Cho HG, Landrigan PJ. Implications of the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) for the public health response to the Great East Japan Earthquake. Industrial health 2014; 52(1).
Pietrzak RH, Feder A, Schechter CB, Singh R, Cancelmo L, Bromet EJ, Katz CL, Reissman DB, Ozbay F, Sharma V, Crane M, Harrison D, Herbert R, Levin SM, Luft BJ, Moline JM, Stellman JM, Udasin IG, El-Gabalawy R, Landrigan PJ, Southwick SM. Dimensional structure and course of post-traumatic stress symptomatology in World Trade Center responders. Psychological medicine 2014 Jul; 44(10).
Solan S, Wallenstein S, Shapiro M, Teitelbaum SL, Stevenson L, Kochman A, Kaplan J, Dellenbaugh C, Kahn A, Biro FN, Crane M, Crowley L, Gabrilove J, Gonsalves L, Harrison D, Herbert R, Luft B, Markowitz SB, Moline J, Niu X, Sacks H, Shukla G, Udasin I, Lucchini RG, Boffetta P, Landrigan PJ. Cancer incidence in world trade center rescue and recovery workers, 2001-2008. Environmental health perspectives 2013 Jun; 121(6).
Lucchini RG, Crane MA, Crowley L, Globina Y, Milek DJ, Boffetta P, Landrigan PJ. The World Trade Center health surveillance program: results of the first 10 years and implications for prevention. Giornale italiano di medicina del lavoro ed ergonomia; 34(3 Suppl).
Pietrzak RH, Schechter CB, Bromet EJ, Katz CL, Reissman DB, Ozbay F, Sharma V, Crane M, Harrison D, Herbert R, Levin SM, Luft BJ, Moline JM, Stellman JM, Udasin IG, Landrigan PJ, Southwick SM. The burden of full and subsyndromal posttraumatic stress disorder among police involved in the World Trade Center rescue and recovery effort. Journal of psychiatric research 2012 Jul; 46(7).
Wisnivesky JP, Teitelbaum SL, Todd AC, Boffetta P, Crane M, Crowley L, de la Hoz RE, Dellenbaugh C, Harrison D, Herbert R, Kim H, Jeon Y, Kaplan J, Katz C, Levin S, Luft B, Markowitz S, Moline JM, Ozbay F, Pietrzak RH, Shapiro M, Sharma V, Skloot G, Southwick S, Stevenson LA, Udasin I, Wallenstein S, Landrigan PJ. Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study. Lancet (London, England) 2011 Sep; 378(9794).
Crane MA, Milek DJ, Globina Y, Seifu L, Landrigan PJ. The lessons of September 11. Industrial health 2011; 49(6).
de la Hoz RE, Christie J, Teamer JA, Bienenfeld LA, Afilaka AA, Crane M, Levin SM, Herbert R. Reflux symptoms and disorders and pulmonary disease in former World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers and volunteers. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2008 Dec; 50(12).
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