Karen is active in volunteer activities such as:
- Member, Brookline Rotary Club
- Advisor, Pi Theta Epsilon (PTE) Omicron Chapter, National Occupational Therapy Honor Society http://www.pithetaepsilon.org/
Karen is a Faculty-in-Residence at Boston University and resides at Student Village II. For more info see her Faculty-in-Residence page.
October 27, 2013: Occupational Therapy Global Day of Service (OTGDS) www.promotingot.org
November 8, 2013: Allison Boris & Karen will be presenting their poster titled, Creating Children’s Literature to Promote Occupational Therapy at the MAOT conference.
April 7, 2014: Karen will be presenting at the ENACT State of the Science conference entitled: Promoting Activity and Participation among Persons with Arthritis in Arlington, VA.
August 3-10, 2013: People to People Ambassadors Program, Karen lead a delegation of occupational therapists to Costa Rica
August 16/17, 2013: Karen spoke to a group of Occupational Therapy enthusiasts in the Slovenian territory at the Building a Mosaic of Health and Well-Being with Occupational Therapy, a two day workshop organized by Occupational Therapy Study Circle. She will be speaking about PromOTing Occupational Therapy, Marketing & Entrepreneurship, & Ergonomics.
September 10, 2013: Karen was the commencement speaker for Touro College’s School of Health Sciences graduation.
September 30, 2013: Karen participated in the AOTA Capital Hill Day.
October 26, 2013: Karen, Anita and Susan organized OT24VX. For more information: http://www.ot4ot.com OT4OT Facebook page; Twitter: @OT24Vx
July 10 & 11, 2013: Karen spoke at the Child Health & Ergonomics. Sri Lanka Medical Association Annual Congress; Ergonomics in School Settings. Gateway School; Integrating Ergonomics into the School Environment: A Health Promotion Approach. Ministries of Health & Education; & Telehealth & Ergonomics. National Science Foundation. Colombo, Sri Lanka.
June 1-5, 2013: Karen spoke during The Management of Occupational Therapy Services in Israel (2 day course) at Ono Academic College in Israel
June 4, 2013: 18 Ways to PromOTe Yourself without Really Trying (workshop at ISOT conference) in Israel and How to prOTect yourself: Work/Life Balance. Ono Academic College, Kiryat Ono, Israel.
May 12, 2013: Karen was featured in an article in The Sunday Times — Laptops are write pain for authors
April 12, 2013: Sargent Choice Test Kitchen & Karen were featured in The Quad– Sargent Choice Test Kitchen Provides Life Skills, Healthy Dessert
February/March 2013: Karen was quoted in an article in AARP Magazine — Small Changes, Big Payoffs
March 11, 2013: Karen was featured on WBZ News discussing workplace ergonomics
October 29-31, 2012 OT 24 Hour Virtual Exchange
October 27, 2012 Occupational Therapy Global Day of Service (OTGDS)