Karen B. Hirschman

Karen B. Hirschman is a Research Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and the NewCourtland Term Chair in Health Transitions Research at the University of Pennsylvania. Karen's research interests involve transitions in care, palliative care, and caregiver burden; with a specific emphasis on older adults with cognitive impairment. She holds a Ph.D. in Social Welfare from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.

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JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
Developing a Policy Flight Simulator to Facilitate the Adoption of an Evidence-based Intervention
       Abstract While the use of evidence-based interventions (EBIs) has been advocated by the medical research community for quite some time, uptake of these interventions by healthcare providers has been slow. One possible explanation is that it is challenging for providers to... Read more