Michael Crupain, MD, MPH
Michael Crupain, MD, MPH is executive vice president, clinical operations, at Sharecare. A board-certified preventive medicine physician whose mission is to make the world a healthier place, Dr. Crupain is a multiple Emmy® Award-winning producer and author of the best-selling book “What to Eat When,” the sequel “The What to Eat When Cookbook,” and the upcoming “The Power Five: A Cookbook.”
An award-winning medical expert appearing on nationally recognized television programs – including “Good Morning America,” “Today,” and his own PBS special – Dr. Crupain spent a decade working in the media to help empower the public to live their healthiest lives. Working to improve the quality of medical information presented in daytime television, he oversaw investigative reporting that helped protect consumers from medical scams and initiated public health campaigns to combat addiction. Previously the director of food safety testing at Consumer Reports, Dr. Crupain ran large studies on contaminants in everyday foods in an effort to educate consumers and drive policy change. His work often became cover stories for the magazine and led to U.S. Food and Drug Administration action on issues including arsenic in rice, pesticides in produce, antibiotic-resistant bacteria in meat and poultry, and mercury in fish. During his time at Consumer Reports, Dr. Crupain was appointed by the secretary of agriculture to the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry inspection.
Dr. Crupain completed his undergraduate degree at Duke University and received his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed two years of neurosurgery residency before leaving to join a startup biotech company as director of regulatory affairs, quality assurance, and clinical affairs. He went on to complete a residency in preventive medicine and obtained a Master of Public Health degree at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he is also a member of the faculty. A fellow and board member of the American College of Preventive Medicine, Dr. Crupain frequently serves as a medical expert for a wide variety of media outlets.
Dr. Crupain is passionate about an all-encompassing, 360-degree view of health and the intersection of food and well-being, and he loves to cook. When he’s not at work or in the kitchen, he enjoys building furniture.