Craig Crandall, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Cardiology

Dr. Crandall holds a bachelor's degree in physical education from Brigham Young University in Utah. He then earned a master's degree in physical education and exercise physiology at the University of Oregon+ in Eugene. He earned his postdoctoral degree in biological sciences and physiology at the University of North Texas Health Science Center Fort Worth, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Physiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

Dr. Crandall joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1996.


Graduate School
University of Oregon (1989)
Graduate School
University of North Texas (1993)

Research Interest

  • Blood pressure control during environmental stressors
  • Impact of environmental stressors on hemorrhage control
  • Mechanisms of cutaneous responses during hot flashes
  • Neural control of skin blood flow and sweating
  • Reinnervation and revascularization of grafted skin
  • Thermoregulation in healthy and diseased humans


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Schlader ZJ, Seifert T, Wilson TE, Bundgaard-Nielsen M, Secher NH, Crandall CG J. Appl. Physiol. 2013 Apr
Brain blood flow and cardiovascular responses to hot flashes in postmenopausal women.
Lucas RA, Ganio MS, Pearson J, Crandall CG Menopause 2013 Mar 20 3 299-304
Effect of Human Skin Grafts on Whole-Body Heat Loss During Exercise Heat Stress: A Case Report.
Ganio MS, Gagnon D, Stapleton J, Crandall CG, Kenny GP J Burn Care Res 2012 Nov
Mechanisms of cutaneous vasodilation during the postmenopausal hot flash.
Low DA, Hubing KA, Del Coso J, Crandall CG Menopause 2011 Apr 18 4 359-65
Sustained impairments in cutaneous vasodilation and sweating in grafted skin following long-term recovery.
Davis SL, Shibasaki M, Low DA, Cui J, Keller DM, Wingo JE, Purdue GF, Hunt JL, Arnoldo BD, Kowalske KJ, Crandall CG J Burn Care Res 2009 Jul-Aug 30 4 675-85

Honors & Awards

  • Associate Editor; American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology
  • Gisolfi Tutorial Lecture
  • Fellow of the American College of Sport Medicine
  • American College of Sport Medicine Young Investigator Award

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Burn Association (2005)
  • American Autonomic Society (1998)
  • American Physiological Society (1998)
  • American College of Sports Medicine (Fellow: 1999) (1990)