Lynn M. Crespo, PhD

Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Education and Training

  • BA, Indiana University
  • PhD, Pharmacology, State University of New York (SUNY) Health Science Center at Syracuse
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, University of Miami

Years

Selected Prior Positions

1993-1999 Chair, Department of Pharmacology
Nova Southeastern University (NSU)
1999-2002 Editor-in-Chief and Medical Editor
The Southeast Horse Report
1993-1999 Year 2 Director and Assistant Professor, Office of Curriculum and Medical Education
University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine
2005-2007 Year 2 Faculty Leader, Director of Pharmacology Education, and Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology
USF College of Medicine
2007-2010 Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education and Professor
University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine
2010-2016 Associate Dean for Education and Professor
University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville
2010-2016 Executive Director for Education and Curriculum Development
Greenville Health System
2010-2016 Principal and Founder
Athena Ed, LLC

Years

Selected Honors and Awards

1995-1998 Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence
NSU Physicians Assistants Program
1999 Special Award for Teaching Excellence
NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine
2006 Special Award for Volunteer Service
Hillsborough County Schools Safe-T-Net Program
2007 Medical Education Award
Office of Educational Affairs, USF College of Medicine
2010 Commitment to Diversity Award
NAVAIR (Naval Air Training)

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed research manuscripts

  • Wallach PM, Crespo LM, Holtzman KZ, Galbraith RM, Swanson DB. Use of a committee review process to improve the quality of course exams. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 2006;11:61-68.
  • O’Brien KE, Crespo LM, Wallach PM, Elnicki DM. Internal Medicine Clerkship Directors’ Opinion Regarding Clinical Input in the Preclinical Years: The 2002 CDIM Basic Science Survey Results. Teach Learn Med 2006;18:2;105-109.
  • Crespo, LM. (2006) Herbal Remedies. www.xpharm.com
  • Crespo LM, Nelson L, Peppler R. University of Central Florida College of Medicine: A 21st Century Medical School. Academic Medicine 2010 Sep;85(9):S147-S151.
  • Khalil MK, Hawkins HG, Crespo LM, et al. The Relationship Between Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) and Academic Performance in Medical Schools. Med Sci Educ 2017;27:315. Doi:10.1007/s4-670-017-0400-x