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Claire Keene

Claire Keene


Claire Keene

DPhil Student of Clinical Medicine


MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine (with distinction): University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine. Lincoln College (United Kingdom). 2016-2017 

Thesis: Competing-risk approach to modelling length of stay in severe malaria patients in South-East Asia and the implications for planning of hospital services.

Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (with distinction): Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom). 2017

Diploma in HIV Management: The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa (South Africa). 2016

MBBCh (with distinction): University of the Witwatersrand, Health Sciences Faculty (South Africa). 2007-2012

Previous Experience

Project Medical Referent (medical coordinator) Médecins Sans Frontières Khayelitsha. April to September 2020

Welcome Service Manager then HIV Medical Activities Manager, Médecins Sans Frontières Khayelitsha. March 2018 to March 2020

Research Assistant for OHSCAR projects, University of Oxford. September 2017 to March 2018

Medical officer in the Internal Medicine Department at Edenvale Hospital (South Africa). February to July 2016

Community Service Medical Officer, Southrand Hospital (South Africa). January to December 2015

Medical intern at the Pietermaritzburg Hospital Complex (South Africa). January 2013 to December 2014.

Founder and co-owner of Study Doctor Tutoring. 2009-2019


Exploring the health system impact on retention in care of HIV positive patients in primary care facilities in a peri-urban, migratory population.

Team: Graduate Students

New Richards Building
Old Road Campus
Roosevelt Drive