Senior Fellow

Karen Lasater, PhD, RN

  • Associate Professor, Biobehavioral Health Sciences, Penn Nursing
  • Jessie M. Scott Term Chair, Nursing and Health Policy, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, Penn Nursing

Karen Lasater, PhD, RN is an Associate Professor of Nursing and the Jessie M. Scott Term Chair in Nursing and Health Policy at Penn’s School of Nursing in the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research. Her program of research utilizes a health services research framework and quantitative methods to study the impact of hospital nursing resources on patient outcomes and health care value. Dr. Lasater received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Quinnipiac University. She completed her PhD and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Nursing Outcomes Research at the University of Pennsylvania.

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