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Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford

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Profession

Category:
MedicalMakers
Occupation(s):
Dentist

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Blue
Favorite Food:
Mussels
Favorite Time of Year:
Summer
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Bermuda
Favorite Quote:
None

Birthplace

Born:
9/26/1952
Birth Location:
Washington, District of Columbia

Profession

Category:
MedicalMakers
Occupation(s):
Dentist

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Blue
Favorite Food:
Mussels
Favorite Time of Year:
Summer
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Bermuda
Favorite Quote:
None

Birthplace

Born:
9/26/1952
Birth Location:
Washington
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Biography

Dr. St. Elmo Wallace Crawford, Jr., was born on September 26, 1952, in Washington, D.C. He is the son of Dr. St. Elmo Crawford, Sr., and Maime Crawford, a musician. He is also the great grandson of prominent businesswoman Maggie Walker. Crawford graduated from Calvin Coolidge High School in 1970 and received his B.S. degree from Hampton University in 1973. He later earned his D.D.S. degree from Howard University Dental School in 1977.

Crawford fulfilled his Residency at Georgetown University College of Dentistry and earned his certificate in pediatric dentistry and orthodontics at Children’s Hospital in 1982. He began teaching at Howard University College of Dentistry in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry in 1977. Crawford went on to become an assistant professor in the College of Dentistry for Howard University in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. In addition to his teaching, Crawford began a private practice in 1983 which later expanded to three practice locations.

Crawford is an active member of the National Dentist Association and the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He is also a member of the National Dental Association, Robert T. Freeman Dental Society, American Society of Dentistry for Children, Academy of Dentistry International and the American Association of Dental Examiners.

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  • Tape: 1 Story: 1 - Slating of Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford's interview
  • Tape: 1 Story: 2 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford lists his favorites
  • Tape: 1 Story: 3 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his mother's family background
  • Tape: 1 Story: 4 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his maternal great-grandmother, Maggie Lena Walker
  • Tape: 1 Story: 5 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his mother
  • Tape: 1 Story: 6 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his father's family history
  • Tape: 1 Story: 7 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his father
  • Tape: 1 Story: 8 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes how his parents met
  • Tape: 1 Story: 9 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his father's career
  • Tape: 1 Story: 10 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his parents' personalities
  • Tape: 1 Story: 11 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his parents' civic involvement
  • Tape: 1 Story: 12 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford remembers his mother's recovery from cancer
  • Tape: 2 Story: 1 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his earliest childhood memory
  • Tape: 2 Story: 2 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes the Brightwood neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
  • Tape: 2 Story: 3 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes the sights, sounds and smells of his childhood
  • Tape: 2 Story: 4 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford recalls his early education
  • Tape: 2 Story: 5 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford recalls the Poor People's Campaign
  • Tape: 2 Story: 6 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford recalls the riots of 1968 in Washington, D.C.
  • Tape: 2 Story: 7 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford recalls his childhood hobbies
  • Tape: 2 Story: 8 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford recalls Calvin Coolidge High School in Washington, D.C.
  • Tape: 2 Story: 9 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford recalls the Hampton Institute in Hampton, Virginia
  • Tape: 2 Story: 10 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford recalls his biology professor, James B. Abram, Jr.
  • Tape: 3 Story: 1 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford recalls his activities at the Hampton Institute
  • Tape: 3 Story: 2 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford recalls Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C.
  • Tape: 3 Story: 3 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford remembers his growth spurt in college
  • Tape: 3 Story: 4 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his advice to young dentists
  • Tape: 3 Story: 5 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford talks about the National Dental Association
  • Tape: 3 Story: 6 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford recalls entering pediatric dentistry
  • Tape: 3 Story: 7 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford remembers meeting his wife
  • Tape: 3 Story: 8 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his mentorship of young dentists
  • Tape: 3 Story: 9 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford talks about community dentistry
  • Tape: 3 Story: 10 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford talks about trends in dentistry
  • Tape: 3 Story: 11 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his plans for the future of St. Elmo Crawford, D.D.S. and Associates
  • Tape: 3 Story: 12 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes his concerns for the African American community
  • Tape: 3 Story: 13 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford reflects upon his life
  • Tape: 3 Story: 14 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford talks about working with pediatric patients
  • Tape: 3 Story: 15 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford reflects upon his legacy
  • Tape: 3 Story: 16 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford talks about his children
  • Tape: 3 Story: 17 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford describes how he would like to be remembered
  • Tape: 4 Story: 1 - Dr. St. Elmo W. Crawford narrates his photographs