Vice President of Global Health and Medical/Chief Medical Officer
Dr. K. Andrew Crighton is Vice President of Global Health and Medical and Chief Medical Officer of Prudential Financial. He’s responsible for global health, safety and medical business consultation. He also provides leadership for Prudential’s medical clinics, fitness facilities, and its Behavioral Health, Work Life, Return to Work and Accommodation programs.
Dr. Crighton serves on the national board of the Arthritis Foundation and chairs its Advocacy and Access Committee. He is a former Chair of the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO).
A charter board member of the Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition, Dr. Crighton is also a member of the American College of Physicians, American College of Physician Executives, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and American Academy of Insurance Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and a Certified Physician Executive.
During his tenure, Prudential has been recognized with The Health Project’s C. Everett Koop National Health Award, American Psychological Association Organizational Effectiveness Award, the National Business Group on Health’s Innovation in Addressing Health Disparities Award and the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award (thrice).
Dr. Crighton has held leadership positions within both health care institutions and corporations. In addition to his other responsibilities, he works to increase awareness of the direct and positive relationship between health and performance.