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Professor Arthur Frank

Professor and Chair Emeritus at Drexel University School of Public Health

Professor Arthur Frank MD Ph.D. is trained as an occupational physician with a special interest in occupational cancers and occupational lung diseases, especially those caused by asbestos in all settings. Also holding a Ph.D relating to asbestos diseases, he has worked internationally and for more than fifty years has studied issues about asbestos. He has worked his whole career as an academic physician, receiving many honours and awards for his contributions to the scientific understanding of asbestos diseases, e.g. the Collegium Ramazzini Award. He is globally recognised and highly regarded for his ceaseless expert work to raise awareness of asbestos health dangers and was the recipient of the European Asbestos Forum Lifetime Achievement Award 2019.