Mark Gendreau is an Emergency Physician and currently serves as Medical Director and Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine at Lahey Medical Center – Peabody, an affiliate of Lahey Health. He is also an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Gendreau is an expert in health issues and the spread of infectious disease associated with air travel, a topic he came to appreciate while growing up in an Air Force family. He is passionate about spreading the word on minimizing the risk of getting sick while in public and traveling. His work and expertise have appeared in major print and broadcast including the New York Times, CNN, NPR, the Los Angeles Times, Parade magazine, US News & World Report, and the Dr. Oz show.
Mark earned his medical degree from Brown University, and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has also served on advisory panels for the National Academy of Sciences.
The New York TimesThe Best Way to Avoid Catching Swine Flu
Los Angeles TimesNever Mind SARS or MERS, Worry About Measles
NPRPathogens On A Plane: How To Stay Healthy In Flight