Dr Karen Brasel

Dr Karen Brasel

Portland, USA

Karen Brasel, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S, Professor of Surgery for the Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, is the General Surgery Residency Program Director, Vice Chair of Education and Professional Development, and Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Brasel received her medical degree from the University of Iowa, completed her surgical residency and master’s degree in Public Health at the University of Minnesota, and went on to complete a surgical critical care fellowship at the University of North Carolina. Her research interests, funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control, include post-injury quality of life and functional outcomes, surgical palliative care, ethics and education.