Karen Bauer is a certified Nurse Practitioner. She graduated with a BA in Sociology from the University of Toledo and an MS from the Ohio State University. She has been practicing as a nurse practitioner for 12 years, with 10 of those years being in the field of wound management and vascular medicine. She currently practices at the University of Toledo Medical Center as well as multiple outreach sites encompassing ambulatory clinics, long-term care, and acute care centers.
She is certified as a wound specialist through the American Board of Wound Management and currently serves as both the Director of Wound Services at the University of Toledo and the Program Director at the Fulton County Wound and Hyperbaric Center. She is a nurse board member of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care and serves on the editorial board of Ostomy Wound Management. She is a published researcher and is currently projected to graduate with her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in the Spring of 2019. She loves dogs, yoga, and watching her daughter play soccer.