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Karen Rose

Dr. Rose earned a PhD in nursing from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. She holds a MS in nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA and a BSN from Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA.

Dr. Rose teaches in the graduate programs at the University of Tennessee, College of Nursing. Her areas of interest in teaching and research are in Gerontological nursing, with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, family caregiving, and in the use of technology to support vulnerable older adults. She is an active member of NeuroNet, a network of faculty and students across campus with interest in neuroscience topics.

Dr. Rose serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Gerontological Nursing, and Research in Gerontological Nursing. She serves as the lead convener of the Expert Panel on Aging at the American Academy of Nursing. She was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 2013 and as a Fellow in the Gerontological Society of America in 2014.