Medical Advisor

Petrina Craine, MD

Dr. Petrina Craine is a practicing emergency medicine physician. She received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Tennessee and her bachelor’s in biology from Duke University. She cares for diverse communities, treating all ages with any medical crisis (e.g., COVID-19 and gun violence). When not in the examination room, she can be found writing, speaking, and creating health media content as a physician journalist.


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