Posted on October 16, 2014
Updated on October 26, 2018
Michael R. Harbut, MD, MPH, FCCP, is Chief of the Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, and ADAO Science Advisory Board Member. An internationally known expert in the diagnosis and treatment of environmental and workplace diseases, Dr. Harbut has been named co-Director of the National Center for Vermiculite and Asbestos Related Cancers. He is the co-author of the American Thoracic Society’s 2004 Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-Malignant Disease Caused by Asbestos Exposure. Dr. Harbut is a past chair of the occupational and environmental health section of the American College of Chest Physicians, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. Dr. Harbut brings his expertise to address the need for early diagnosis and aggressive treatment of asbestos related diseases.