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Professor Craig W. Ritchie

MB ChB PhD MRCPsych MSc
Chair of the Psychiatry of Ageing and Director of the Centre for Dementia Prevention at the University of Edinburgh

Professor Craig Ritchie is Professor of the Psychiatry of Ageing at the University of Edinburgh. 

In 2011 Professor Ritchie was appointed Co-Director of the London (Northwest) Comprehensive Local Research Network. Professor Ritchie is heavily involved, both clinically and academically, in psychiatric disorders of late life, in particular Alzheimer‘s disease, delirium and schizophrenia. Professor Ritchie’s interest in conducting and assimilating evidence from clinical trials is based on his clinical background, having worked with elderly patients with dementia for most of his career. In October 2014, Professor Ritchie was appointed Chair of the Psychiatry of Ageing and Director of the Centre for Dementia Prevention at the University of Edinburgh.