Michael Crupain, MD, is chief medical officer of Sharecare, the leading digital health company that helps people – no matter where they are in their health journey – build a longer, better life by enabling health transformation at the individual, organizational and community level. 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.”
Dr. Crupain also serves as the medical unit chief of staff at “The Dr. Oz Show,” where he directs the show’s research team in order to shape and ensure the accuracy of content. In addition, he often spearheads show investigations to protect consumers from scams and manages collaborations with outside groups to develop public health campaigns. His responsibilities extend beyond the show itself as he also oversees the creation of multimedia content for multiple platforms including print, web and television.
Prior to joining “The Dr. Oz Show,” Dr. Crupain was the director of food safety testing at Consumer Reports, where he ran large studies on contaminants in everyday foods in order to educate consumer and drive policy change. He worked on a wide variety of issues that often became cover stories for the magazine and led to U.S. Food and Drug Administration action 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. Dr. Crupain is a fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine and has served as an expert for a wide variety of media including “The Dr. Oz Show,” “Good Morning America” and “Today.”