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Karen K. Hansen, M.D.

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Languages

  • English

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Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 662-3600 Primary Children's Hospital
Safe and Health Families
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Hansen received a BA from Lawrence University in Appleton Wisconsin. She attended medical school at Creighton University in Omaha Nebraska, and completed a pediatric residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, also in Omaha. She was an attending physician and faculty member at Creighton University School of Medicine for three years. She has been an attending physician and faculty member of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center for the past 27 years, and currently is Professor of Pediatrics. Dr .Hansen specializes in Child Abuse Pediatrics. She is board certified in General Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics. Her current clinical research interest is in the appropriate use of radiologic methods in the diagnosis of child abuse. Dr. Hansen has always been interested in education and currently directs the child abuse required and elective rotations for medical students, residents, and fellows for the Department of Pediatrics. Her main interests, however, are clinical, within the field of Child Abuse Pediatrics. Recent honors include Physician of the Year at Primary Children’s Medical Center and Advocate of the Year from the Triple Board and Child Psychiatry Fellows at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Child Protection and Family Health
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Child Abuse Pediatrics)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Child Protection and Family Health
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Child Abuse Pediatrics)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-3600 Primary Children's Hospital
General Pediatrics
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Hansen received a BA from Lawrence University in Appleton Wisconsin. She attended medical school at Creighton University in Omaha Nebraska, and completed a pediatric residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, also in Omaha. She was an attending physician and faculty member at Creighton University School of Medicine for three years. She has been an attending physician and faculty member of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center for the past 27 years, and currently is Professor of Pediatrics. Dr .Hansen specializes in Child Abuse Pediatrics. She is board certified in General Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics. Her current clinical research interest is in the appropriate use of radiologic methods in the diagnosis of child abuse. Dr. Hansen has always been interested in education and currently directs the child abuse required and elective rotations for medical students, residents, and fellows for the Department of Pediatrics. Her main interests, however, are clinical, within the field of Child Abuse Pediatrics. Recent honors include Physician of the Year at Primary Children’s Medical Center and Advocate of the Year from the Triple Board and Child Psychiatry Fellows at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency University of Nebraska
Pediatrics
Resident
Internship University of Nebraska
Intern
Professional Medical Creighton University
M.D.
Undergraduate Lawrence University
B.A.

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