Ben Crandall has served in a variety of settings, such as medical oncology, a regional burn center, intensive care, organ transplantation, and the Red Cross. He also has taught nursing in three states and currently teaches Community/Public Health, Foundations of Nursing, and Ethics here at IWU. He and his wife Lisa have two grown sons and three grandchildren, and operate a grass-fed Irish Dexter Cattle farm east of Gas City. Lisa is a mechanical engineer with a consulting business in Gas City.
- B.S.N., 1983, University of Tulsa
- M.S., 1987, University of Oklahoma
- Obesity as a detriment to role modeling in nursing — both from a secular (professional acceptability) and an evangelical (gluttony) perspective.
- Serves on community boards:
- Cancer Services of Grant County
- Grace House
- Grant-Blackford Mental Health Board
- Maternal Child Coalition of Grant County
- Former faculty liaison to Army ROTC