Karen is the manager of both the Bloomington and Indianapolis lab locations and coordinates studies for Dr. Hetrick and Dr. O'Donnell. She is interested in neurodevelopmental disorders (i.e. schizophrenia, autism). Karen plans to apply to medical school this coming year.

Karen has previously worked in the Finn Lab as an undergraduate research assistant, studying behavioral and cognitive effects of alcohol use and now works with Dr. O'Donnell on cannabis-related studies.

In her free time, Karen enjoys being outdoors and playing field hockey!