Michael E. Crawford, Re.D., CTRS

Michael Crawford, ReD, CTRSRecreational Therapy
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985430 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5430

Phone: 402-559-5772

Professional Summary

Dr. Crawford is an Associate Professor, Munroe-Meyer Institute and Pediatrics, UNMC. He has been a national leader in the field of recreational therapy for over 30 years. He has authored two textbooks and over 50 professional publications. He has presented over 65 papers at state, regional, national and international conferences. He has won numerous campus research and teaching awards at his previous campus appointments at the University of Missouri-Columbia and the University of Nebraska. He holds certifications in therapeutic recreation, adapted physical education, adapted aquatics, special education and rehabilitation counseling.


Re.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1983
M.S., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 1977
B.A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 1975

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