Arthur Frank, MD, PhD

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Chairman of Environmental and Occupational Health

Drexel University

School of Public Health
Bellet Building 13th Floor
1505 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1192
Phone: (215) 762-3930

Dr. Frank focuses on environmental factors within the occupational setting and its effect on health.


  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City of New York
  • PhD, Biomedical Sciences, The City University of New York Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • BA, Anthropology, State University of New York at Buffalo

Dr. treats mesothelioma patients and also equips international officials and their facilities against dangerous fibers such as asbestos that can lead to harmful diagnoses. He has given lectures on the subject matter in places such as India, England, China, and the US. Dr. Frank was appointed by the Secretary of the United States Dept of Health and Human Services to serve on the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Center from Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through 2012.


Frank, AL. The Status of Environmental Health. In Wallace RB (Ed.), Maxcy-Rosenau – Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine 15th ed. , 2007, pp 503-4.

Perez, HR, Frank, AL, Zimmerman, NJ. Health effects associated with organic dust exposure during the handling of municipal solid waste. Indoor and Built Env. 15 (3): 207-212, 2006.

LaDou, J, Teitelbaum, DT, Egilman, DS, Frank, AL, Kramer, SN, Huff, J, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM): a professional association in service to industry. Int J Occup Environ Health 13(4): 404-26,2007.

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