Carole Clair is an Associate Professor in medicine at the University of Lausanne. She works as a general internist and researcher at the Center for Primary Care and Public Health (Unisanté), where she currently co-directs the Department of Training, Research and Innovation.
After her clinical training, she did a post-doctorate from 2009 to 2011 at the Tobacco Research and Treatment Center of the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston (USA). In parallel, she completed a Master in Science in Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. She obtained her Master of Science in 2012.
She has developed a research interest around gender and health and currently leads several research projects to better understand the influence of sex and gender in clinical medicine. She also leads a project to implement gender in the pregraduate teaching of medical students at the University of Lausanne. She is a member of the European Commission’s Gendered Innovations 2 Expert Group.