Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Skilled Senior Research Fellow and Clinician focused on cancer research. Bringing clinic and faculty experience in both self-directed and support research capacities, as well as a graduate degree in Health Sciences - Public Health option that focuses on improving population health. Enthusiastic about furthering field knowledge and publishing professional papers to raise the profile of Mayo clinic.

  • Documentation requirements
  • Questionnaire development
  • Literature reviews
  • Research design
  • Research and analysis
  • Faculty collaboration
  • Academic presentations
  • Research reporting
  • Clinical research
  • Project Management
Work History
Public Health Intern, 01/2021 to 05/2021
Altarum InstituteWashington, DC,
  • Provided expertise for clinical support and services through research.
  • Retrieved and analyzed data on (1) patterns of referrals and patient experience, and (2) screening colonoscopy. The result of the first study was used for quality improvement in referrals and patients satisfaction. The second resulted in increased community uptake for colon cancer screening.
  • Gathered, organized and analyzed data on public health concerns of Hancock County IL by conducting a community Health Needs Assessment.
  • Worked closely with the Head of the Marketing unit to establish a community health education, half-hour weekly radio program.
Graduate Research Assistant, 08/2018 to 05/2021
University Of KansasLawrence, KS,
  • Conducted research into the impact of COVID19 restrictions on screening mammogram uptake in West Central Illinois. Paper accepted for oral presentation at APHA 2021 annual conference.
  • Performed review of factors affecting screening mammogram compliance worldwide and presented findings at the 2019 Graduate Research Conference of Western Illinois University in March 2019.
  • Planned and executed a community enlightenment program on Global Health Security to WIU Macomb Campus students for 2019 National Public Health Week.
  • Planned and executed public health education program titled “Staying healthy and Young beyond 40” aimed at promoting the adoption of healthy lifestyles by staff and students of WIU Macomb Campus.
Program Director/ Producer, 10/2014 to 11/2019
Massachusetts General HospitalSalem, MA,
  • Developed Health Education and Promotion program from ground up, laying out framework and defining roles.
  • ‘Your Health is Your Responsibility’ weekly hour-long radio program in English and Yoruba languages
  • Shared information on common health issues and preventative care through production of practical and easy-to-understand public health seminars.
  • Listeners and downloads throughout Nigeria, USA, and globally through program website with US ranking second to Nigeria.
  • Listening audience grew exponentially until it became five-star program.
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator, 06/2016 to 01/2019
Federal Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Conducted research, gathered information from multiple sources, and presented results on breast cancer treatment and prevention in Nigeria.
  • Collaborated as co-investigator with Africa Research Group in Oncology in multi-centered studies on breast cancer in black women.
  • Made informed decisions of therapeutic intervention based on patient information and preferences, up-to-date scientific evidence, and clinical judgment.
  • Supervised trainees, medical students, residents, and fellows to help each achieve proficiency in their career.
Lecturer II, 08/2012 to 04/2016
Ekiti State UniversityCity, STATE,
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student-centered learning.
  • Used variety of learning modalities and support materials to facilitate learning process and accentuate presentations, including visual, aural and social learning modalities.
  • Mentored undergraduate and graduate students in effective next-steps for education and career preparedness.
  • Lecture topics include Acute Abdomen, Hernias & Hydroceles, Malignant Gastric & Small Intestinal Diseases, Surgical Diseases of the Liver & Portal Tract, Upper gastrointestinal Bleeding, Venous Diseases, Pulmonary Embolism & Diseases of the lymphatic system.
Senior Research Fellow/Senior Registrar, 10/2008 to 03/2012
Department Of Surgery, UITHCity, STATE,
  • Lead a team of eight researchers and completed independent research into the pattern of presentation, management, and outcome of Acute Abdomen at UITH, Ilorin.
  • Generated high-quality, professional papers for submission to scientific publications.
  • Maintained high levels of confidentiality to protect data quality and project research.
  • Followed best practices and scientific protocol to reach defensible conclusions based on solid evidence.
Research Fellow/Resident Medical Officer, 12/2005 to 09/2008
University Of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH)City, STATE,
  • Collected information about patient histories, current conditions, and vital statistics to make accurate diagnoses and offer appropriate treatments.
  • Provided routine and emergency medical care to patients in a 445-bedded hospital under the supervision of senior residents and Attendings.
  • Participated in clinical research including CRASH II trial that validated the use of Tranexamic Acid in bleeding trauma victims.
Master of Science: Health Sciences, Expected in 05/2021
Western Illinois University - Macomb, IL
  • Majored in Public Health
  • Member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Job-related courses: Research Design and Epidemiology
MBBS.: , Expected in 10/2001
College of Health Sciences - University Of Ilorin,

MBBS Ilorin is WES certified MD equivalent.

  • Agodirin OS, Olatoke SA, Rahman GA, Olaogun JG, Olasehinde O,…,Claire JO et al. Presentation Intervals and the Impact of Delay on Breast Cancer Progression in a Black African Population. BMC, Public Health 2020; 20:962. Available at
  • Agodirin O, Olatoke S, Rahman G, Olaogun J, Kolawole O, Claire J et al. Impact of Primary Care Delay on Progression of Breast Cancer in Black African Population: A Multicentred Survey. Hindawi Journal of Cancer Epidemiology vol 2019, no. 2407138, 2019. Available at
  • Sartelli M, Baiocchi G, Di Saverio S, Ferrara F, Labricciosa F, Claire J et al. Prospective Observational Study on acute Appendicitis Worldwide (POSAW). World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2018; 13:19. w
  • Agodirin O, Olatoke S, Rahman G, Kolawole O, Oguntola S, Claire J et al. Delay between Breast Cancer Detection and Arrival at Specialist Clinic Preliminary Revelations of Multicentred Survey in Nigeria. Texila International Journal of Public Health Volume. 2017; 5:4. DOI: 10.21522/TIJPH.2013.05.04.Art053
  • Odebode Timothy Olugbenga, Olatoke Samuel Adegboyega, Rahman Ganiyu Adebisi, Claire Jessica Owoade et al. Breast Cancer Metastasis to the Cerebellum: A Rare Event in Our Setting, the Adverse Impact of Late Presentation-Case Report. ARC Journal of Clinical Case Reports 2017; 3:5-8. Available at
  • Massimo S, Fikri M. A, Fausto C, Ewen A. G, Claire J et al. Global validation of the WSES Sepsis Severity Score for patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections: a prospective multicentre study (WISS Study). World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015, 10:61. Available at
  • Agodirin O, Olatoke S, Rahman G, Adeoti M, Claire J et al. How Effective is the Treatment of Locally Advanced and Metastatic Breast Cancer in Developing Centres? A Retrospective Review. Ethiop J Health Sci. 2015; 25:337-44. DOI: 10.4314/ejhs.v25i4.7
  • Popoola AA, Adewole A, Ibikunle DE, Claire JO, Buhari MO. Recurrent Urinary Retention in a Woman from Perforation of an Ovarian Teratoma into the Urinary Bladder. Current Report 2014 URL:
  • Claire JO, Olatoke SA, Rahman GA. Pattern and presentation of acute abdomen in a Nigerian teaching hospital. Niger Med J. 2014; 55:266-70. DOI: 10.4103/0300-1652.132068
  • Olatoke S, Adeoti M, Agodirin O, Ajape A, Claire J. Direct current electrotherapy for internal haemorrhoids: experience in a tertiary health institution. Pan African Medical Journal. 2014; 18:145. [DOI: 10.11604/pamj.2014.18.145.3119]
  • Claire JO, Akintayo AA, Ade-Ojo IP, Ohunakin AK, Alegbeleye TJ. Diagnostic Laparoscopy to the rescue: The first experience in EKSUTH. SJMRP 2013; 2:69-71

Human Subject Research - 2021

Social and Behavioral Research Course - 2019

Professional Health Coach - 2019

Academic Peer Reviewer - 2021


American Public Health Associations (APHA)

Illinois Public Health Association (IPHA).

American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

Society of Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist in Nigeria (SOGHIN). American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

Nigeria Medical Association (NMA).

My Vision
  • To enhance the health and wellness of the populace through conduction of appropriate research, the use of research findings to effect policy changes, and the use of available communication channels to disseminate adequate health information in a manner that is simple to understand and practical, thereby empowering people through knowledge to adopt healthy lifestyles.

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School Attended

  • Western Illinois University
  • College of Health Sciences

Job Titles Held:

  • Public Health Intern
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Program Director/ Producer
  • Senior Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Lecturer II
  • Senior Research Fellow/Senior Registrar
  • Research Fellow/Resident Medical Officer


  • Master of Science
  • MBBS.

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