American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Better health through laboratory medicine
Craig A. Lehmann, PhD, C(NRCC), FACB
2007 Award for Outstanding Contributions in Education

Dr. Lehmann is dean and a professor at the School of Health Technology and Management at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, N.Y. In addition to these duties, he is currently interim executive dean for the Health Sciences Center. His 40-year affiliation with Stony Brook University began in 1967 as a member of the chemistry department and includes a nine-year stint chairing the clinical laboratory services division. Among his many duties, his philanthropic endeavors this year alone have generated $1 million for student scholarships. Dr. Lehmann’s teaching has been recognized by many awards, including the State University of New York’s 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. Dr. Lehmann served for three years on the editorial board of the AACC’s Strategies and Solutions. He has been 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, or co-editor of five clinical laboratory science textbooks. Dr. Lehmann has also produced a four-part educational video entitled, “Automation in the Clinical Laboratory.” He has delivered more than 125 presentations worldwide on clinical analysis by computer-assisted infrared spectroscopy, clinical laboratory education, workflow analysis, laboratory economics, e-health, point-of-care testing, and disease management.