Veralucia Mendes-Kramer

Veralucia Mendes-Kramer


Program Director, Assistant Professor (Clinical), Dept. of Fundamental and Applied Sciences

Office Location

Mortuary Science Bldg., 5439 Woodward





Program Director Assistant Professor (Clinical)  Pathologists' Assistant Program Department of Fundamental & Applied Sciences

Veralucia Mendes-Kramer

Degrees and Certifications

B.A., Education, Madonna University, Livonia, MI, 2005

B.S., Pathologists' Assistant, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2014

M.A., Education, Madonna University, Livonia, MI, 2011

Certified Pathologists' Assistant by the American Board of Registry, American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2015

Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission, 2010

Certified teacher of Spanish and English Secondary Education by the State of Michigan, 2006

Positions and Employment

 2014 - present, Clinical Assistant Professor for the Pathologists' Assistant , Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Nurse Anesthetist Programs, Wayne State University, Detroit,MI.

2014 - 2015 - Medical Examiner Investigator / Forensic PA, Washtenaw County, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Awards and Honors

Ernest I. Nolan Award in Recognition for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts, 2005.

Professional Memberships

AAPA - American Association of Pathologists' Assistants

ASCP - American Society for Clinical Pathology

HAPS - Human Anatomy & Physiology Society

MIMORT - Michigan Mortuary Response Team

MAME - Michigan Association of Medical Examiners

TESOL - Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages


Primary Research Interest

Forensic Pathology

Research website