Karen Hansen, MD

Academic Title:
Assistant Professor
Primary Clinical Site:
Baltimore VA Medical Center
Board Certifications:
American Board of Emergency Medicine
On Faculty Since:
2001

Education and Training

Residency Training:
Johns Hopkins -- Emergency Medicine
Johns Hopkins -- Research

Medical School:
University of Pennsylvania

Academic Activities and Responsibilities

- Resident mentoring

- Member, Institutional Review Board

- Member, Admissions Committee

Research Interests

- Shiftwork: Effects of night work and irregular work/sleep schedules on the health of health care workers and the quality of patient care

- Methicillin resistant Staph aureus (MRSA); Epidemiology and risk to the health care worker

- Chest pain and the use of biomarkers to identify patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS)