Karen is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at FAU. Her nursing experience includes homecare, medical surgical, cardiac, orthopedic, neurosurgery and medical-psychiatric. Karen is a member of the Golden Key Honor society, Association of Black Nursing Faculty and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.


  • Boca Woods Women Club Scholarship (2012)
  • Palm Health Foundation Scholarship (2012)
  • Walshin Academic Scholarship (2002)
  • St. Johns Riverside Hospital Medical Surgical Award (2002)


  • FNP
    • American Academy of Nurse Practitioner Board Certified (2009)
  • MSN
    • Florida Atlantic University (2009)
  • BSN
    • Florida Atlantic University (2007) Magna Cum Laude
  • AAS
    • Cochran School of Nursing (2002)