Rob Crane

Clinical Professor of Family Medicine

Rob Crane

Wexner Medical Center
Phone: 614-766-6655
Topics: tobacco, smoking, secondhand smoke

OSU Family Medicine at Thomas Rardin

Northwood-High Building
2231 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43201
Phone: (614) 293-2700
Fax: (614) 293-2720

Professional Interests
Rob has an abiding interest in preventing nicotine/tobacco addiction and is the founder and president of the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation, an organization dedicated to increasing awareness of the risks of nicotine addiction and secondhand smoke, and raising the legal minimum sale age for all nicotine products to age 21. He was co-chair for “SmokeFree Columbus,” the coalition that helped pass smokefree legislation in a dozen Central Ohio communities and led to statewide legislation. He is the recipient of the 2011 Public Health Award from the American Academy of Family Physicians and the 2014 C. Everett Koop Award from the American Lung Association. He lives in the Columbus suburb of Dublin with his wife and three children.

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