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Mr Craig Higgins

BSc MSc

Pro-Director Learning & Teaching

Room
Executive Office

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 (0)20 7927 2244

Following an MSc in Medical Statistics in 1993, Craig took up a research post within the Faculty of Epidemiology & Population Health focussing on the analyses of large-scale observational cancer studies. His first education management role was in 1999 becoming Course Director for the MSc in Medical Statistics. In 2006 he was appointed to the post of Faculty Taught Course Director, overseeing all aspects of the faculty’s education provision, and inputting into the School’s overall educational operations and strategy. In 2015 he took on the role of Associate Dean of Education (Technology-Enhanced Learning) responsible for the School’s use of digital technologies in its education provision, including its roadmap for MOOCs and Open Educational Resources. In 2020 appointed as the Pro Director Education. This role has responsibility for leading the strategic development, enhancement and delivery of the education programmes, encompassing Masters, Doctoral and CPD provision, delivered face-to-face in London and the MRC Units in The Gambia and Uganda, and via digital learning.  

Affiliations

Professional Support Services

Teaching

Statistics and Epidemiology.

Research

Research interests in cancer and food and water borne disease, in particular gastrointestinal illness. Projects have included 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 Area
Education
Discipline
Immunoepidemiology
Epidemiology
Mathematics
Statistics
Disease and Health Conditions
Cancer
CJD
Infectious disease

Selected Publications

Mortality and cancer incidence in carriers of constitutional t(11;22)(q23;q11) translocations: A prospective study.
Schoemaker MJ; Jones ME; Higgins CD; Wright AF; UK Clinical Cytogenetics Group; Swerdlow AJ
2019
International journal of cancer
Mortality and Cancer Incidence in Carriers of Balanced Robertsonian Translocations: A National Cohort Study.
Schoemaker MJ; Jones ME; Higgins CD; Wright AF; United Kingdom Clinical Cytogenetics Group; Swerdlow AJ
2018
American journal of epidemiology
A cohort study in university students: investigation of risk factors for cytomegalovirus infection.
Patrick EJ; Higgins CD; Crawford DH; McAulay KA
2013
Epidemiology and infection
Characterization of water and wildlife strains as a subgroup of Campylobacter jejuni using DNA microarrays.
Stabler RA; Larsson JT; Al-Jaberi S; Nielsen EM; Kay E; Tam CC; Higgins CD; Rodrigues LC; Richardson JF; O'Brien SJ
2013
Environmental microbiology
Second cancer risk after chemotherapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma: a collaborative British cohort study.
Swerdlow AJ; Higgins CD; Smith P; Cunningham D; Hancock BW; Horwich A; Hoskin PJ; Lister TA; Radford JA; Rohatiner AZS
2011
Journal of clinical oncology
Effect of reminders on mitigating participation bias in a case-control study.
Tam CC; Higgins CD; Rodrigues LC
2011
BMC medical research methodology
Infectious mononucleosis in university students in the United kingdom: evaluation of the clinical features and consequences of the disease.
Macsween KF; Higgins CD; McAulay KA; Williams H; Harrison N; Swerdlow AJ; Crawford DH
2010
Clinical infectious diseases
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