Karen Burkett, PhD

University of Cincinnati Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue
MLC 4002
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
Phone: 513-636-3802
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: October 21, 2021

Karen Burkett

Discipline Coordinators: Nursing
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.


Karen Burkett, PhD, 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.