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Karen Frank, DNP, MS, RN, C-NIC, APRN-CNS

Karen Frank
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Karen Frank is a clinical nurse specialist in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. She has taught in academic settings for 20 years, is actively involved with research, and provides consultation for Johns Hopkins International. Dr. Frank's scholarship focuses on the care of the neonate to improve patient outcomes.

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Care of the newborn ICU patient
  • Videos
  • Publications

    Frank K., Driscoll C.H., Shapiro K., Donohue P.K. (2016). "Moving to a Single Patient Room Design: Are There Physical and Psychological Effects on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Staff?" Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatal Care, 4(4): 00144.

    Frank K.M., Mueller-Burke D., Bullard J., Wilson J., Silbert-Flagg J. (2015). "Delayed Cord Clamping in the Premature Neonate: Development of an Interdisciplinary Guideline." Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health, 3: 237.

    Diehl, B. & Frank, K. (Accepted). "A Multifaceted Nursing Role to Comply with Neonatal Transport Regulations in Maryland: The TR/DR Nurse." Advances in Neonatal Care

  • Research
    • Care of the neonatal ICU patient
  • Awards and Honors

    Doctoral Award, University of Maryland School of Nursing

    Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship

    Excellence in Nursing Nominee, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Pediatrics

    Excellence in Nursing Nominee, The Johns Hopkins Hospital – NICU

    Sigma Theta Tau, National Honor Society, Pi Chapter