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Robert A. Crocker

School of Health Sciences and Education Faculty
School of Health Sciences & Education

Adjunct Associate Professor


Email: rcrocker@nycc.edu


  • B.S., National College of Chiropractic, 1975
  • B.A., Boston College, 1973
  • D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1976


Dr. Robert Crocker graduated from the National College of Chiropractic in 1973, and practiced chiropractic on Long Island, NY for twenty-one years before beginning a second career as an Anatomy & Physiology educator. He has taught A&P in several colleges, experiencing the diverse academic environments of for-profit schools, two-year community colleges, four-year private liberal arts colleges, and four year public liberal arts colleges. He is a member of the full-time biology faculty of Farmingdale State College, a campus of the SUNY system, where he is the course coordinator for all A&P courses. Dr. Crocker served on the New York Chiropractic College Board of Trustees from 2000-2009, ending his term as Chair. After leaving the Board, he developed the MSHAPI curriculum in collaboration with Dr. Kristina Petrocco-Napuli. He served as the director of the program until 2016, and now teaches HAP 5160 - Urinary System, Acid/Base Balance, Reproductive System, and Development/Inheritance, and co-teaches ITP 5140 - Employment in the College/University Setting; Capstone Portfolio Project.