Karen Burkett, PhD

LEND Program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital and the University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
MLC 4002, 3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
 
Phone: 513-636-3802
Email: karen.burkett@cchmc.org
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Last Updated: September 07, 2017

Karen Burkett
 

Discipline Coordinators: Nursing
Specialty Resource Contacts: Autism and developmental disorders
Evidence-based practice
 
Discipline(s): Nursing-General
Nursing-Family/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Education: BSN, Registered Nurse: College of Mount Saint Joseph, Cincinnati, OH, 1977.
MS: Parent-Child Nursing, University of Michigan, 1982.
Certification: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, 1984.

Vita/Bio

Karen Burkett, MS, RN, PNP-BC, LEND Core Faculty Member in Nursing,  is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (DDBP) at CCHMC and a Clinical Instructor in the College of Nursing (CON) at UC. She received her Master of Science in Parent-Child Nursing with focus in Developmental Disabilities, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  She is a doctoral candidate in the CON at UC. She has served as a mentor in the Center for Professional Excellence, Research and Evidence-based Practice at CCHMC and is currently engaged in a research project:  The Culture Care Meanings, Expressions and Cultural Lifeways of Selected Urban African American Family Members Caring for their Child with Autism. She is a member of the Transcultural Nursing Society and the Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.