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Robert R. Kruse, MD, MPH 
Clinical Instructor  


  • St. George’s University School of Medicine, MD, 2013 
  • St. George’s University School of Medicine, MPH, 2009 
  • University of Iowa, BSE, 2008 


  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at CentraState Medical Center Family Medicine Residency, 2013-2016 


  • American Board of Family Medicine, 2016 
  • American Association of Medical Review Officers, 2015 

Honors and Awards

  • New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, 2014-2016 
  • Diplomat of Family Medicine Award, CentraState Family Medicine Residency Program, 2014 
  • Patient Service Award, Rutgers- RWJMS, CentraState Family Medicine Residency Program,2016 
  • Resident of the Year, Rutgers-RWJMS, CentraState Family Medicine Residency Program,2016 
  • Chief Resident, Rutgers-RWJMS, CentraState Family Medicine Residency Program 2015-2016 

Selected Publications: 

  • Morcuende, J., Grosland, N., Jensen, K., Jensen, N., Kruse, R. inventors; University of Iowa Research Foundation, assignee. Providing Relative Translation without Rotation. United States patent US 8,251, 938. 2012 Aug 28 
  • Shenker, B., Alam, S., Khan, Z., Kruse, R., McGuire, M., Reilly, A., Wright, E.Internet Search Patterns During Disease Outbreaks. Poster Presentation at the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly 2015 

Peer Reviewed Presentations: 

  • Kairys, S., Jimenez, M., Kruse, R., Pratt, N., Sass, M. Trauma- Informed Care for Victims of Superstorm Sandy. New Jersey Statewide Network for Cultural Competence. 2015 Annual Conference, New Brunswick, New Jersey, November 2015 

Research Interests: 

  • Ergonomics of injury prevention 
  • Human factors in occupational health 
  • Environmental health and water quality