Karen G. Schepp

University of Washington, USA


Karen G. Schepp, Ph.D., P.M.H.C.N.S.-B.C., F.A.A.N., serves as an Interim Chairperson and as an Associate Professor at the Psychosocial and Community Health Department, School of Nursing at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA. She received her Ph.D. degree in clinical nursing research from the University of Arizona and her M.A. degree in psychiatric nursing from the University of Washington. Her B.S.N. was obtained from the University of North Dakota. She is board certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in child and adolescent psychiatric mental health nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center of the American Nurses Association. She has extensive experience as a psychiatric nurse in multiple settings and with diverse populations. She has been the Principal Investigator of several studies involving families. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. She has authored several publications and has given several presentations nationally and internationally on her work with families. She also has expertise as a Research Methodologist in case study design, causal modeling, and instrument development and testing. She teaches doctoral research method courses and psychiatric mental health nursing content on cross-cultural family theory and intervention.

Biography Updated on 16 January 2011

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