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Karen Harriman, NP

Specialty/Profession:
Nurse Practitioner
Additional Degrees or Certifications:
NO, RN, MSN, FNP, BC, CDE
Board Certifications:
American Nurse Credentialing Center
Areas of Clinical Interest:
Engaging the pediatric population and their families diabetes in the care and management of including psychosocial and educational support.
Education:
Undergraduate - University of Virginia (1977)
Medical School - Virginia Commonwealth University (1982)
Awards & Recognition:
Certified Diabetes Educator (1986)
Clinic Locations: Ashburn, Fairfax
Keystone Publications:

Bardsley J, Bronzini B, Harriman K, Lumber T. CQI: A Step by Step Guide for Quality Improvement in Diabetes Education. American Association of Diabetes Educators. 2005.

Where did you grow up?
McLean, VA
Why did you become a doctor and why did you choose your specialty?
I love healthcare and diabetes, as well as all the educational needs associated with them.
How long have you practiced in the Washington, DC area and what do you like most about it?
30 years. The diversity and resources available are great.
What do you most enjoy doing outside of your clinical practice, when you’re not working?
Traveling, gardening, being active (biking, tennis, boating, golf, hiking), photography. I also enjoy spending time with friends and family.
Do you volunteer? If so, where?
I spent the last 2 years providing care in southwest Virginia Remote Area Medical (RAM) American Association of Diabetes Educators. Also the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Personal Sketch:
33 - Years Married
1 - Daughter