Karen MacDonald completed her undergraduate degree in 1984 from Mercy College of Detroit. She attended graduate school at Wayne State University and graduated in 2013 with Masters in Science of Nursing. Karen has been board certified in Pediatric Primary Care since 2013. Karen has worked in the Department of Hematology Oncology at Beaumont Children's Hospital since 2001. Karen was in the 2004 inaugural class of APHON Pediatric Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Instructors and continue to instruct.
Karen also served on APHON nominating committee from 2006 to 2009 and the APHON evidenced based committee from 2012 to 2014. Karen was a contributing author of APHON's telephone triage book and is currently an author serving on the project team developing the 4th edition fo the APHON Medication Fact Sheets.
- Integrative Medicine in Pediatric and Adolescent Oncology: An Overview for the Nurse and Nurse Practitioner (008)
- Beaumont Children's Hospital
- Royal Oak, Michigan