Sir Roosevelt Crooks
Prof. Sir Roosevelt Crooks MD (MA), PhD., F.S.S.CH., D.O.(Eng).,D.C., F.R.C.P., D.P.M., M.B.ChA.,(Eng.)., M.P.S.P., D.Sc., A.C.L.S., A.T.L.S., D.Ac., KCStJJ
Professor Crooks is the Chairman of the Resort Board of St. Ann/St. Mary and Board Director of TPDCo. He is a past student of St. Ann’s Bay Primary School, York Castle and Calabar High Schools, Excelsior Community College, the University of the West Indies (EM), United Nations of Peace University – Belgium, University of Havana, SMAE University – ( Eng.), Jamaica School of Music and London School of Music.
A Medical/Health Guru, his path in the field of Health & Wellness spans forty (4O) years. Professor Crooks is qualified in Podology/Podiatry/Chiropody, Medicine/Surgery,
Osteopathy/manipulative/Chiropractic Medicine, Physiotherapy, Emergency/Trauma/Critical Care Field Medicine, Chinese Acupuncture, Naturopathy, Homeopathy, Holistic Medicine. He is a pioneer in the field of Pre – Hospital Care and Ambulance services equipped to Advanced Cardiac/Trauma Life Support and has the only service locally with intensive care unit (ICU) capability with on-board portable vent.
He is qualified also as a Musicologist and is a Chorale and Orchestra Director. He directs four Mass Choirs, two Orchestras and is Organist/Pianist, Wind/String and Reed Instrumentalist and a Operatic/Ballad and Gospel Artiste/Vocalist.
Having been conferred with the Knight Commander of St. John of Jerusalem and Knight of Malta & International Notary Public with his Ecumenical Royal Order, he is a visible, hardworking Community and Tourism Advocate and a champion of the People.
Professor Crooks is a Maroon who is a practicing Catholic. He is the son of Major & Mrs. Joslyn/Elma Crooks retired Salvation Army Officers and Ministers of Religion.
He is married with three grown children. His daughter is his Business Partner.