Professor Jonathan Craig - Biography

Page last updated: 30 March 2020

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Professor Jonathan C. Craig MBChB, DCH, MMed(Clin Epi), FRACP, PhD, AAHMS

Professor Craig is Vice-President and Executive Dean of the College of Medicine and Public Health at Flinders University. He is a paediatric nephrologist/clinical epidemiologist, with research focussed on improving the health of people with chronic kidney disease, children, and the health and well-being of Indigenous people. He has published > 750 papers, has an h-index of 83, with > 35000 cites (Scopus).

His awards include International Distinguished Medal of the National (US) Kidney Foundation, TJ Neale Award for Outstanding Contribution to Nephrological Science, and is a member of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Science. He is the Coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Kidney and Transplant Group and immediate past-President of the Australia-New Zealand Society of Nephrology.

He is a member of the NHMRC Advisory Group on the Synthesis and Translation of Research Evidence, NHMRC Health Translation Advisory Committee, a member of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee, the Medicare Services Advisory Committee, and the Life Savings Drug Program Expert Panel. He is a past Chair of the Steering Group of Cochrane, is a past member of the Expert Advisory Group for the Structural Review of NHMRC’s Grant Program, past non-executive board member of Kidney Health Australia and past member of the WHO expert review panel for global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual property.