Craig Higgins BSc MSc

Senior Lecturer Taught Course Director, EPH

Craig Higgins's Background

Trained in Medical Statistics and Epidemiology. Research in Cancer and intestinal disease.

Craig Higgins's Affiliation

Craig Higgins's Teaching

Currently Taught Course Director of Epidemiology & Population Health. Main teaching areas are Statistics and Epidemiology.

Craig Higgins's Research

Completed MSc in Medical Statistics at the school in 1993. Main interests in cancer and food and water borne disease, in particular gastrointestinal illness. Some recent projects: mortality and cancer risks among children with cytogenetic abnormalities; mortality and cancer risks following chemo and radiotherapy treatment; risks of Creutzfelt Jacob Disease (CJD) among children treated with human pituitary growth hormone; risk factors for campylobacter; and risks of salmonella infection from pigs.

Research areas

  • Statistical methods


  • Epidemiology
  • Immunoepidemiology
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Disease and Health Conditions

  • CJD
  • Cancer
  • Infectious disease
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