Craig Lehmann

Craig LehmannDean, School of Health Technology and Management
Professor, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Craig Lehmann, PhD, C (NRCC), FACB, is Dean of the School of Health Technology and Management and Professor in the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences. He is a registered clinical chemist with the National Registry of Clinical Chemistry and a Fellow in the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Empire State College in 1974, Master of Science degree from Long Island University 1978 and his PhD in Clinical Chemistry from Union Institute / University in 1990. Dr. Lehmann’s 40-year affiliation with Stony Brook University began in 1967 as a technical staff member of the Chemistry Department. Three years later, he joined the faculty of Clinical Laboratory Sciences division in the School of Health Technology and Management at Stony Brook University. There he served as chair for nine years. In 1993 Dr. Lehmann accepted the position of associate dean of the school. Six years later, he was appointed dean. As dean and professor, Dr. Lehmann leads undergraduate and graduate programs for Clinical Laboratory Sciences; Respiratory Care; Physician Assistant; Cytotechnology; Occupational Therapy; Physical Therapy; Health Sciences and Healthcare Policy and Management.

During his tenure at Stony Brook University, Dr. Lehmann has received the State University of New York’s highly coveted Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Provost’s Award for Exceptional Service to Undergraduate Education. In 2003 he received Stony Brook University’s “Student Life Award” for model school leadership and engagement in holistic student development. At the national/international meeting of The American Association for Clinical Chemistry held in San Diego July 2007, Dr. Lehmann received the award for "Outstanding Contributions in Education."

Dr. Lehmann's research, publications, and presentations on clinical education span many years. He served for three years on the editorial board for the American Association for Clinical Chemistry’s Strategies and Solutions. He is also a member of the editorial board of Clinical Laboratory Sciences since 1987. In addition to authoring more than 65 journal articles, Dr. Lehmann is the author, editor and/or co-editor of five clinical laboratory science textbooks, including Saunders Manual of Clinical Laboratory Science, Clinical Laboratory Instrumentation: Theory, Practice and Costs, WB Saunders and Clinical Diagnostic Technology: The Total Testing Process, a three volume series by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.