1976-1982: University of Tasmania
1979: Bachelor of Medical Science
1982: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
1989-1996: University of Western Australia
1989-91: Biostatistics IA, Epidemiology I, Epidemiology II, and Clinical Epidemiology Units for Masters in Public Health
1996: Doctor of Philosophy Departments of Public Health and Psychiatry: "The epidemiology of stroke-related disability: frequency, patterns and determinants of care"
Professor Craig Anderson is Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of New South Wales, and is a clinical academic neurologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia. He is Executive Director of The George Institute China at Peking University Health Science Center in Beijing, China.
Craig holds specialist qualifications in clinical neurology and geriatrics, a PhD in medicine and epidemiology from The University of Western Australia, and is a Senior Principal Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia. He is a past President of the Asia Pacific Stroke Organisation and the Stroke Society of Australasia, and is a member of several specialist societies and an editor for the Cochrane Stroke Group. He has published widely on the clinical and epidemiological aspects of stroke, cardiovascular disease and aged care, and has led several large-scale investigator-initiated epidemiological and clinical trials that have had a major influence on clinical practice guidelines for stroke treatment and prevention.
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Foundation Medal for Research Excellence (in 2008);
The George Institute Impact award for research contributions with the most impact on health care (2013);
Sydney Medical School Distinguished Professorial Achievement Award for sustained achievements in research, teaching and learning alongside (exceptional performance in all areas) contributions to University of Sydney, especially in last 3 years (2014);
and member of the NHMRC Top Program Grant Team (2013, second award)
2012 AUD$4,186,552 (5 years) NHMRC Project Grant 1020462. Anderson C, Chalmers J, Lindley R, Arima H, Wang J, Levi C. Enhanced Control of Hypertension and Thrombolysis Stroke Study (ENCHANTED).
AUD$1.2M (4 Years) NHMRC Partnership Grant 1034415. Cadilhac D, Anderson C, Donnan G, Levi C, Thrift A, Middleton S, Lannin N, Faux S, Sundararajan V. Stroke 123: a national initiative to monitor and improve hospital care and health outcomes associated with stroke.
2013 AUD$17,802,750.00 (5 years) NHMRC Program Grant commencing 2014. MacMahon S, Chalmers J, Neal B, Woodward M, Anderson C, Patel A, Rodgers A, Perkovic V. Discovery and translation of evidence for new strategies to combat cardiovascular diseases (NHMRC award for top PG team application)
UK£224,955 NIHR CRN Portfolio Development Application Round 8 (Effective Prevention of Cerebral Haemorrhage [EPOCH] PDWG044). Werring D, Anderson C, Al-Shahi Salman R, Bath P, Robinson T, Cipolotti L, Jager R, Sprigg N.
2015 AUD$161,864 HMR+ Implementation Fund, The Healthy Brain Ageing e-health platform: A novel approach for large scale intervention trials addressing vascular and other modifiable risk factors. Naismith S, Valenzuela M, Hickie I, Anderson C, Neal B, Simpson S, Lagopoulos J, Marshall N, Glozier N, Calvo R, Kurrie S, Flood V.
AUD$836,915 (5 years) NHMRC APP1081356 – Senior Principal Research Fellowship (SPRF) Anderson CS.
2017 AUD$24,025,090 (5 years) NHMRC Program Grant commencing 1 January 2019. Neal B, Patel A, Anderson C, Woodward M, Rodgers A, Perkovic V, Chalmers J, Chow C, Lindley R, Jan S. Clinical, public health and policy interventions to combat cardiovascular diseases.