University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Bio for Clara Keegan, MD, FAAFP
Clara Keegan, MD, FAAFP

Clara Keegan, MD, FAAFP

Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: Clara.Keegan@vtmednet.org
Office Location:
South Burlington Family Practice, 3 Timber Lane, So. Burlington, VT 05403

Education

2002 – 2005  University of Massachusetts Family Medicine Residency, Worcester, MA 
1998 – 2002  M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York,
                      NY 
1993 – 1998  Northeastern University, Boston, MA, B.S. in Biochemistry,
                      summa cum laude with University Honors Program Distinction

Academic Interests

Obstetrics, colposcopy, family planning, reproductive health, motivational interviewing

Academic Appointments

2011 – present   Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Prior Academic Appointments:
2006 – 2011       Instructor, University of MA Medical School, Worcester, MA
2008 – 2011       Lecturer, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Research Grants

2012 – 2014          UVM Dept of Family Medicine VCHIP Grant
                              My effort focuses on taking a social history and providing reproductive health
                              education for the adolescent population.

2009 – present     Program Coordinator and Medical Consultant, Reach Out and Read

Awards and Honors

2012                   Faculty Gold Star Award - UVM Department of Family Medicine
2009 – present  Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians
   
2010                  Community Preceptor Award - University of Massachusetts Family Medicine
                          Residency Program, Worcester, MA

2005                  Society of Teachers in Family Medicine Resident Teaching Award 

2000                  Student Success Network Teacher of the Year Award – Columbia
                          University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY

Publications

Keegan C. Woman-centered normal labor and delivery. In: Shields SG, Candib LM, eds. Woman-Centered Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth. Oxford: Radcliffe; 2010. p. 91-103.
Works in Progress

Keegan C, Haines L. In patients with a history of LEEP, does use of hormonal contraception increase the risk of cervical stenosis? Evidence-Based Practice. Accepted for publication March 2012.

Keegan C. Spontaneous abortion (miscarriage). Domino FJ, ed-in-chief. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Submitted for publication September 2012.

Kim J, Keegan C*. Dysmenorrhea. Domino FJ, ed-in-chief. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Submitted for publication September 2012.
 *mentor role for resident physician