Dr. Robert Krasner
Robert C.J. Krasner, MD served as attending physician to the U.S. Congress along with the U.S. Supreme Court for 10 years. He also performed contingency planning for medical emergencies at the U.S. Capitol, joint sessions of Congress and all presidential inaugurations. Dr. Krasner was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for his work.
Dr. Krasner also served in Ethiopia caring for Emperor Haile Selassie, at a submarine base in Sardinia, under three ambassadors at the American Embassy in London, as a tropical disease field and bench researcher in Panama and Indonesia, and as a clinician, teacher, department head and medical director at hospitals in California and Maryland.
Currently, Dr. Krasner works as a clinical professor at New York University School of Medicine and as an adjunct professor at Cornell University Medical Center. He’s past president of the New York Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association and of the Physicians Scientific Society. From 2001 to 2003, Dr. Krasner served on a presidential task to improve care for veterans.