Karen graduated from Spokane Falls Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Program in 1997. She also graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in human biology. She has work experience in outpatient orthopedics, industrial rehabilitation and pediatric therapy. She was a former professor at SFCC in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program.
Karen enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, kayaking, gardening, spending time with her family and learning to weld.