Karen was born and raised in Cape Neddick, Maine. She attended the University of Connecticut and the University of Southern Maine, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 1993. She worked at Maine Medical Center as a cardiac care nurse for four years.
After moving to Colorado with her husband, she worked as a home care nurse while attending graduate school. She received her Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner degree at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs in 1999. Karen has enjoyed working in the family practice setting since 1999, and is certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center. She enjoys hiking, biking and skiing with her husband and two sons.
Qualifications and experience
- Family Medicine
Masters of Science
University of Colorado in Colorado Springs, CO (1999)