James Craner, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACP practices Occupational and Environmental Medicine based in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada USA.

Dr. Craner specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing diseases and injuries caused by exposure to hazardous chemical, biological, and physical agents in the workplace, residential, and other environments.

Dr. Craner is also the founder and principal developer of webOSCAR™, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform designed specifically for employers to manage health and safety as an essential business process.


January 2017.  Dr. Craner has been appointed as a Medical and Scientific Advisor to the White Coat Waste Project, a Washington, DC-based, bipartisan, non-profit organization working to end wasteful, inhumane, US government (taxpayer)-funded animal experiments for medical research.

October 2016.  Dr. Craner presented webOSCAR’s “Audiometric Data Analytic Methods and Tools” as one of the 10 finalists in the US Department of Labor’s “Hear and Now” Noise Safety Challenge event in Washington, DC on October 27, 2016.  Read about the webOSCAR Noise Safety Challenge submission and also on NIOSH’s Science Blog, posted on December 19, 2016.

October 2016.  Dr. Craner presented, “Critical Review of Cyanide Antidotes for Industry Best Practices” before the International Council of Mining & Minerals. The presentation was based on Dr. Craner’s original research and Best Practices standard for Cyanide Emergency Response developed for a major international gold mining company.

Textbook chapters:

  • Current Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 5th Edition (LaDou & Harrison, Editors; McGraw Hill Education, 2014)
    Medical Surveillance chapter thumbnailWorkers' Compensation chapter thumbnail
    Medical Surveillance chapter Workers’ Compensation chapter