Professor Maree O'Keefe

Professor Maree O'Keefe
 Position Director Curriculum
 Org Unit Administration Office
 Telephone +61 8 8313 3864
 Location Floor/Room 2 ,  Helen Mayo North ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Professor O’Keefe is a Paediatric medical specialist and holds a PhD in medical education. Through her work with the Office of Learning and Teaching and the Australian Learning and Teaching Council, she has provided national leadership in health professional education. She has held a range of appointments to national committees and councils as an expert in health profession education. 

    Professor O’Keefe has won a number of institutional and national grants and awards for her teaching and health education research.

  • Qualifications

    Principal Fellow, Higher Education Academy

    Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors (2013)

    Doctor of Philosophy, University of Adelaide (2002)

    Graduate Diploma of Community Child Health, Flinders University (1991)

    Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (1990)

    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours), University of Adelaide (1982)

  • Awards & Achievements

    Principal Fellow, Higher Education Academy (UK) (2018)

    National Teaching Fellowship, Office of Learning and Teaching (2013)

    Learning and Teaching Academic Standards Discipline Scholar (Health), Australian Learning and Teaching Council (2010)

    Carrick Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2007)

    Vice Chancellor and President’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2007)

    Stephen Cole the Elder Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2007)

    Executive Dean’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2006)



  • Media Expertise

    CategoriesEducation, Medicine & Medical Research
    Expertisemedical education; child health; consumer participation; community engagement

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Entry last updated: Monday, 6 Feb 2023

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