Dr. Michael Crupain, MD, MPH

Dr. Michael Crupain, MD, MPH

Dr. Michael Crupain, MD, MPH is a board certified preventive medicine physician who is passionate about changing our culture to help make being healthy easy. Fortunately this is something he gets to do everyday as the Medical Unit Chief of Staff at The Dr. Oz Show. Prior to joining The Dr. Oz Show, he was the director of food safety testing at Consumer Reports. There Dr. Crupain managed a wide array of high impact projects from arsenic in rice to antibiotic resistant bacteria in meats. He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and attended medical school at New York Medical College. Dr. Crupain started his post-graduate training in neurosurgery, but after a few years decided to change to preventive medicine, so he could make a bigger impact on population health. He completed his residency along with his MPH at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he is currently part time faculty.

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The Important Cancer Screening Test You Need to Know About

We recently asked viewers, both online and in our studio audience, which cancer they think kills the most women. Here is what everyone thought: Breast cancer – 33% Ovarian cancer…

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Everything You Need to Know About HPV

We usually think of HPV as the cause of cervical cancer and most of us are familiar with HPV screenings as part of the pap smear process. But head and…

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What You Need to Know About Maternal Mortality

We have the most technologically advanced healthcare in the world, but you may be shocked to learn that when it comes to maternal mortality, our statistics look more like those…

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What Is Glioblastoma? A Closer Look at This Aggressive Form of Brain Cancer

Yesterday Senator John McCain’s office announced that he has been diagnosed with a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma. The release went on to say that all portions of the tumor visible…

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A Closer Look at the Recent News on Coconut Oil

  This week coconut oil filled the news with headlines like “Worse Than Lard: Researchers Warn Against Trendy Use of Coconut Oil” and “Coconut oil isn’t healthy.  It’s never been healthy.” If…

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What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer Screenings

  If you’ve been reading or watching the news lately, you probably saw the headlines about the government’s new recommendations for prostate cancer screening.  But are these really new and…

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How Diet Plays a Role in Disease Prevention

  This morning, Dr. Oz visited the Today Show to talk about an important new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) by researchers at the Tufts…

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Why E-Cigarettes May Be More Dangerous Than They Seem

E-cigarettes have been billed as a safer alternative to regular cigarettes, but these devices have the potential to be extremely dangerous as well. While some say that the chemicals in the…

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The Ultimate Towel Test – Separating Fact from Fiction

According to a recent Doctor Oz poll, there is not a lot of consensus on how long you should use a towel for.  Some (16%) say they wash their towels daily,…

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How New York City Police Are Taking on the Drug Overdose Epidemic

The drug overdose crisis that has swept across our country affects us all, but some areas have been hit harder than others.  In New York, the borough of Staten Island…

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