Distinguished Alumna in Podiatry


Dr. Marybeth Crane, a 1994 graduate of Barry University's School of Podiatric Medicine, has been in private practice for 14 years and is the founding partner of Foot and Ankle Associates of North Texas LLP in Grapevine. Since 1998, the practice has grown to include four women doctors and a complete foot health center.

Dr. Crane has published numerous articles and lectures across the country and internationally in the areas of wound care and sports medicine. Her first book, If Your Running Feet Could Talk, was published in April 2009, and her website, www.myrundoc.com, educates runners and triathletes on foot health and injury prevention.

Dr. Crane sits on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management and is a spokesperson for the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Committed to empowering the next generation of doctors, she generously contributes to the Dr. Marvin D. Steinberg Podiatric Alumni Scholarship Fund at Barry University, and the Fund for Podiatric Medical Education.

An avid runner, Dr. Crane has completed almost a dozen marathons, including Boston, New York and Chicago. She has completed three Half Ironman triathlons and plans to compete in the Inaugural Texas Ironman Triathlon in May 2011.