Karen is a graduate of the Western Memorial
Hospital School of Nursing. She has been a research coordinator in the areas of Genetic Diseases,
Nephrology, Hematology and Rheumatology with the Health Care Corporation of St. John’s since 1994.
Joined Nexus Clinical Research in 2005 as a Manager of Clinical Research, Rheumatology.
Completed training sessions in post-graduate Nephrology Nursing, Clinical Trial Coordinator,
Standardized Joint Training, and Dangerous Goods Training. Also, currently a member of the review
team for the Canadian Rheumatology Research Consortium (CRRC) and a member of the 2005 Planning
Committee for NIARD (Nurses Issues and Advances in Rheumatic Diseases).
She brings to Nexus Clinical Research vast experience as a research coordinator for clinical
trials in the areas of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic