2008 Harvard Menzies Scholar
Scholarship biography (at time of award)
Dr Clare Barnett graduated with honours from Monash University’s faculty of Medicine and Surgery in 2005. After completing her degree, Clare completed her internship and basic clinical training at the Royal Melbourne and Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne working as a Neonatal Registrar.
Dr Barnett was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Public Health at Harvard University.
Studied at: Harvard University
Clare A M. Barnett, MBBS (Hons) MPH, is a medical epidemiologist currently working in the field of womens' health pharmacoepidemiology. She is a graduate of Monash University Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in Melbourne, Australia. Clare completed her internship and basic clinical training at the Royal Melbourne and Royal Childrens' Hospitals in Melbourne before undertaking her Master of Public Health at Harvard University where she won the prestigious Sir Robert Menzies' Scholarship to Harvard.
For the last six years she has worked as a clinical doctor, training in general practice in Australia and in the field pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety. Clare has insight into both the regulatory and pharmaceutical industry aspects of drug safety, having worked for the Therapeutic Goods Administration in Australia and for a research organisation conducting Non-Interventional Safety Studies for medicines newly released onto the market.
Clare is currently working as a medical epidemiologist for ZEG Berlin where she conducts large, non-interventional, observational studies for womens' health medicines.
Scholarship Year: 2008
Fields of Interest
Medicine, Surgery, Public Health