Dr. Michael W. Craige

Founding Director
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Dr. Michael W. Craige founded the CiDrep SickKids Foundation with a specific mission - to help all sick children get well and comfortable during difficult times. He is an entrepreneur scientist and child health advocate.

Dr. Michael W. Craige is the founding director of the CiDrep SickKids Foundation. Since its establishment in August 2017, Dr. Craige has played a pivotal role in extending critical financial support to families seeking medical assistance and oversees the organization, ensuring the efficient allocation of resources. Dr. Craige's diverse background includes previous positions in both academia and industry at Cerner, Accenture, IBM, the CEO of CiDrep Informatics, Emory University School of Medicine and Rutgers University..

Through his leadership, Dr. Craige has laid a solid foundation for the Foundation's accomplishments in financing pediatric healthcare and positively impacting the lives of ailing children. Collaborating with corporate partners, individual benefactors, and dedicated volunteers, he aspires to offer essential assistance to children in need and forge a future where all sick children can access the requisite care, recover, and find solace during challenging times.

Dr. Craige holds a Ph.D. from Rutgers University, an MBA from Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, and a Master in Health Service Administration, from Keller Graduate School of Management.

"Mechanism-centric regulatory network identifies NME2 and MYC programs as markers of Enzalutamide resistance in CRPC" has been accepted to Nature Communications.
"Tissue-specific biological aging predicts progression in prostate cancer and acute myeloid leukemia" has been accepted to Frontiers in Oncology.

Board Members

Michael W. Craige
Calvin Terry
Bridgette Craig-Bastien


Benjamin Chen
Abdul Malik
Arthur Nguyen


Andrew Keegan
Nolan Helmuth
Smaran Ranjit


Michael W. Craige
Sabah Essa
Jeremy Haynes