Carl R. Cramer

Rev. Carl R. Cramer, EdD, LAT, ATC

Associate Dean & Professor- CNHS

Dr. Cramer has taught, researched and served in the field of athletic training for over 40 years. He is considered an authority on athletic training academic program structure and content. He has served in many practice settings and event venues. These include professional, Olympic and NCAA post-season competitions. He has served the profession in many leadership capacities involving accreditation of athletic training education since 1997. He was ordained a Deacon for the Archdiocese of Miami in June, 2005 and assigned to St. Edward Parish in Pembroke Pines, FL. He also assists with Campus Ministry liturgical celebrations in Cor Jesu Chapel at Barry.

He resides in Miramar with Vicki, his spouse of over 30 years, and has three children and five grandchildren. Dr. Cramer is currently serving as Associate Dean and Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences where his primary focus is Interprofessional Education Programming.

Dr. Cramer earned his BA from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1976, M.Ed. from the University of Wisconsin-Superior in 1982, and Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Kansas State University in 1990. He served on the sports medicine staff as assistant athletic trainer from 1982-1985 and director of sports medicine at KSU from 1985 until coming to join the Barry University community in 1990. He founded the first NATA approved undergraduate program in athletic training in the state of Kansas at KSU in 1989 and the first CAHEA/CAAHEP/ CAATE accredited undergraduate program in athletic training in Florida at Barry University in 1993 where he served as program director for 21 years before being promoted to Associate Dean.

Dr. Cramer will retire from his duties at Barry University after 30 years of service and devote his time to the Diaconal Ministry at St. Edward, personal fitness and travel.