Karen Sheehan, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Medical Director, Injury Prevention & Research Center, and Medical Director, Strengthening Chicago's Youth, Smith Child Health Research Program, Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute


Special Interests

Child advocacy, poverty/access to health care, prevention of unintentional injury and violent injury​

Research Interests

Injury prevention; pediatrics; public health

Biographical Information

Medical School

Northwestern University, 1989

Postgraduate Training

Master of Public Health, University of Illinois, 1996; Children's Memorial Hospital, 1994, 1992


Board certified in: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, General Pediatrics

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