Charles M. Crane, M.D., M.P.H.

Tuberculosis Consultant


cranecharlie48@gmail.com

www.cmctbconsult.com

510-501-3484


Curriculum Vitae


Past Positions


  1. Medical Director and Chest Clinic Physician, TB Program, Contra Costa Health Services, 1987 – 2013


  1. Staff Physician, West County Health Center and Richmond Health Center, Contra Costa Health Services,

    1979 - 2013


  1. Chairman, Department of Family Medicine, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Contra Costa Health

    Services, 1985-91


Education


  1. University of California School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA, M.P.H., 1992


  1. State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, M.D., 1976


  1. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, A.B. cum laude, 1970


Training


  1. Family Practice Residency, Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 1976-79

Chief Resident, 1978-79



Organizational Membership, Activities


  1. American Public Health Association, 1986 - present


  1. California Tuberculosis Controllers Association, 1986 - present

Honorary Member, May 2013 - present

Co-Chair, Conference Planning Committee, 2006 - 2010

President, 1995-96, 2004-05

Executive Committee, 1993-97, 2003-06


  1. American Thoracic Society, 1995 - present


  1. International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 1996 - present

Chair, Abstract Committee, North America Region - 2005-10


  1. National TB Controllers Association, 2005 - present

National Society of TB Clinicians, 2008 - present

President, 2010-12


Awards


  1. Henry A. Renteln Award, 2003

    Presented by the California Tuberculosis Controllers Association in appreciation for dedicated service to

    tuberculosis control in CA

  1. Outstanding Service Award, 2013

    Presented by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, North America Region for

    outstanding contribution to tuberculosis control and prevention


Publications


  1. Spread of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in a Community Implementing Recommended Elements of

    Tuberculosis Control. J Am Med Assn, 2000; 283:2968


  1. Large Community Cluster of TB Caused by a Single Strain.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 1999; 159:A905


  1. Secondary Cases Among TB Contacts. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 1998; 157:A465


  1. Small Area Analysis of TB.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 1997; 155; A558


  1. Improved Completion of TB Treatment with Directly Observed Therapy, Contra Costa County, CA

    1987-1994. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 1995; 153:A328


  1. Discrepancies in Tuberculin Skin Test Results with Two Commercial Products in a Population of

    Intravenous Drug Users.  J Infect Dis, 1993; 168: 1048


  1. Crack Cocaine Use Among Persons with Tuberculosis, Contra Costa County, CA - 1987-1990.  MMWR, 1991;

    40:485


  1. Effects of Actinomycin D on the Synthesis of Nuclear Histones in Developing Sea Urchin Embryos. 

    J Biol Chem, 1971


Non-professional Activities


  1. Singing

        Member, Oakland Symphony Chorus, 1997 - present

        Bass Section leader, 2001 - present


  1. Non-professional organizations

        The Friendship Fund, 1980 - present; Trustee, 2002 - present

        Oakland East Bay Symphony, Board of Directors, January, 2014 - present


  1. Hobbies: sailing, cycling, tennis, skiing, poker, piano, travel

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