Karen joined the Arbor team in December 2022 as the Operation Manager of the Westminster office. She is also on the event committee and works directly with medical assistants in their Apprenticeship Program. Karen has over 20 years of clinical experience in family practice, addiction clinics, and pediatrics.
She is certified as a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), Registered Allied Health Instructor (RAHI), Registered Phlebotomist (RPT), and Certified Patient Care Tech (CPT).
Before working full-time in healthcare, Karen earned a Master’s in Teaching in Learning and taught 18 years at the college level. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Public Health while completing a dissertation on vaccine uptake in diabetics.
Karen enjoys volunteering and giving back to her community, which has included helping with health fairs since 1999 and leading COVID vaccine clinics in 2021.