Craig D. Reid, Ph.D.

Adult with CF

Diagnosed with CF in 1957, English-born Craig found new life in 1973 through martial arts. After attending Cornell, Craig became a stuntman in Chinese kung fu films. He later received a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois where he was a 12-time award-winning university teacher of pre-med biology and medical entomology. Apart from being a professional writer for 23 years, with more than 1,800 articles covering entertainment, science and health, Craig is also a medical writer, screenwriter and a stand-up comic. He's been married to Silvia Reid for more than 30 years.

Blog Posts


In 1986, I decided to walk across America to raise awareness of CF. Positivity, my martial arts training and the people I met kept me going.

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Watching a Bruce Lee movie inspired me to live my life on my terms.

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