Karen was born and raised in Coquille on the southern Oregon Coast. She moved to Monmouth with her husband, Tim, in 2008. They have three grown children, a son and two daughters who are currently attending Oregon State, the University of Oregon and George Fox respectively. When not spending time with her family, Karen enjoys jogging and attending sports and musical events.
Before joining Samaritan Physical Rehabilitation in Albany, Karen spent more than 20 years working with developmentally disabled students and children for the Beaverton School District and the South Coast Education Service District through Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland. She currently specializes in providing rehabilitation treatment in the acute care setting where she focuses on joint replacement recuperation and rehab following stroke.
Medical Education and Training:
Bachelor's degree: Pacific University