Karen is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and one of the original providers at Southern Tennessee Spine and Pain Center. She completed her graduate nursing studies through Maryville University in 2020. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Karen worked as a respiratory therapist and RN. Karen has over 25 years in the areas of Pain Management, Emergency Medicine, Surgery, and Respiratory Therapy. Karen is excited to be a part of our team and brings and extraordinary level of experience in healthcare. In her spare time, Karen likes to cook, swim and spend time with her family.