2010 Harvard Menzies Scholar
Scholarship biography (at time of award)
Dr Gregory Keane holds a Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Newcastle, a Bachelor of Medical Science from University of Sydney and is a Fellow of the RANZCP.
Dr Keane has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Peninsula Health Service, Salvation Army Health Service and Alfred Health in Victoria. He was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Public Health (Health Policy and Management) at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Studied at: Harvard University
Greg is a psychiatrist and mental health service developer, working with general community and at-risk populations. During his clinical training he worked in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities, and has also worked with vulnerable communities in urban settings - including with people experiencing homelessness, disorders due to drugs and alcohol and with refugees and asylum seekers.
After three years as a consultant at the Alfred in inner Melbourne, Greg started working for Doctors Without Borders. He has worked on MSF projects in Iraq, the West Bank and Jordan and he currently advises and supports MSF's clinical activities in the Middle East.
Specific interests include global mental health focusing on the health of young people and mothers, as well as mental health issues for refugees, indigenous and other vulnerable people. He has an interest in healthcare system development delivery, management and leadership in middle and low income settings.
Between global mental health positions, Greg has maintained clinical experience in mainstream inpatient and community psychiatry in the Australian & UK public health systems.
Scholarship Year: 2010
Fields of Interest
Medicine, Psychology, Public Health