American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Education and Experience
Karen Smith received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) and her Masters of Science in Nursing MSN) from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.
Prior to coming to SEARHC, Karen was the Director of Telehealth at AMC Health in New York. She also spent a portion of her career as a plastic surgery nurse specializing in breast and chest wall reconstruction for breast cancer patients, a home health nurse, and a post-operative recovery room nurse.
Awards and Honors
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Patient Educator of the Year nominee, Dean’s List
Ms. Smith’s medical interests are wound care, prenatal care, and assisting women with breast reconstruction. She was a licensed tattoo artist that specialized in tattooing nipples and areolas as part of the reconstruction process).
Personally, Karen enjoys painting, pregnancy photography, hiking and supporting activities that support women that experience breast cancer.