Karen Reed, MSN, DHSc, RN, CNL, CRRN
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Florida
P.O. Box 100187
Gainesville, FL 32610
Dr. Reed teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs at UF. Undergraduate coursework is primarily taught in the simulated lab as well as on a variety of hospital units. She teaches health promotion to graduate students and coursework in the CNL curriculum.
International Nursing Education in LIC.
Dr. Reed holds professional memberships in Sigma Theta Tau, the North Florida Chapter of the Fulbright Association, the Transcultural Nursing Society and the Association for Rehabilitation Nurses. She has been an active volunteer for the American Heart Association as a CPR Instructor since 1982. Internationally, she serves as a volunteer mentor to nursing students in Cambodia and volunteers her time and resources to teach in their undergraduate nursing programs as well as provide professional development programming for staff nurses in both public and private Cambodian hospitals.
Dr. Reed was a Fulbright Scholar in Cambodia for the 2013-204 academic year. There she taught as a visiting professor at the Kampot Regional Training Center in Kampot, Cambodia as well as conducting professional development programs for Cambodian nursing faculty, nurses, and nursing administrators .
Area of expertise
Rehabilitation Nursing, Adult and Community Health.
BSN – Troy University; MSN- University of Alabama Birmingham; Doctor of Health Science- Nova Southeastern University
- Reed, K. (2012). Bags and blogs: Creating an ostomy experience for undergraduate nursing students. Journal of Rehabilitation Nursing, 37(2),62-65.
- Reed, K. (2011). Introduction of rehabilitation concepts in Cambodia. Journal of Rehabilitation Nursing, 36(5),180-222.
- Chapter 6: Health Maintenance and Management of Therapeutic Regimens, The Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum (6th Ed.), 2011, Association for Rehabilitation Nursing: Chicago, Illinois
- Reed, K. (2008). Southern hugs from Southeast Asia: Excerpts of a nurse’s diary in Cambodia, Reflections on Nursing Leadership. 2ND quarter, 32(2).
2013 UF Fulbright Scholar- Cambodia 2013-2014
2012 International Educator of the Year: University of Florida College of Nursing
2012 Outstanding Faculty Member Award: University of Florida Nursing College Council
2011 National Award: Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, Nurse Educator of the Year
2011 National Award: Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 1st Place, National Writing Contest
2009- 2010 University Award: University of Florida, College of Nursing Teacher of the Year