About Karen S Reed
Dr. Reed is primarily involved in facilitating experiential learning in the undergraduate nursing program. Additionally, she designed and teaches a pre-nursing elective on cross-cultural communications in health care
Dr. Reed’s scholarship focuses on three areas: developing professional development activities of international nurses in SE Asia, studying health disparities among international students attending US universities, and creating learning strategies which promote heightened engagement & understanding among nursing students.
Dr. Reed has a vision and passion for global nursing education. She was the first nurse to receive a Fulbright Scholar Award to Cambodia in 2013-2014. She has sustained the partnerships that she built by returning to Cambodia when possible, using her personal time and resources, to advocate for advancements in global nursing education.
Nursing education and professional development in SE Asia, International student health issues