Karen Frank, DNP, MS, RN, C-NIC, APRN-CNS
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 InterestCare of the newborn ICU patient
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
- 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