Harvard School of Public Health Flight Attendant Health Study


Take me to the survey to Join the Study

The FA Health Study is recruiting flight attendants from across the U.S. to take a quick survey about work and health history.  You have the chance to take part in an important venture that will help you, your coworkers, and generations of flight attendants to come know more about an understudied occupation.

Who is eligible:

  • All current and former Flight Attendants

What we know:

  • Over 4,000 flight attendants participated in the first study. Help us exceed this number.
  • Respiratory disease among Flight Attendants was approximately three times that found in the general U.S. population.
  • Sleep disorders, fatigue, depression and heart disease were greatly increased in female Flight Attendants compared to the U.S. population.

Learn more:

Dartmouth College Flight Attendant Health Studies

Please take the survey for this study here

This research project is being conducted to support the understanding of issues related to Flight Attendant Health.

Who is eligible:

  • Current and former Flight Attendants who served pre-smoking ban
  • Non-smoking
  • The study seeks both healthy former flight attendants as well as former flight attendants who have developed chronic bronchitis or emphysema.

The study is being conducted by Dr. Mardi Crane-Godreau, PhD from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College. Mardi Crane-Godreau is a former Pan Am flight attendant who studies the effects of cigarette smoke exposure on the development of respiratory disease.

  • Involvement in the studies is voluntary.
  • The information collected will be maintained and analyzed anonymously. Participants will have an option to receive results from analysis of the samples collected.
  • For more information about this studies, or to participate in a screening for this and other studies being conducted for Flight Attendants, contact:

Mardi Crane-Godreau: 1-603-653-9970
email: margaret.A.Crane@dartmouth.edu

Mardi Crane-Godreau, Ph.D.
Geisel School of Medicine
1 Medical Center Drive
HB 7936 Lebanon, NH 03756