Karen P. Curtin, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Karen Curtin, PhD, is a research assistant professor in the Division of Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Medicine at the University of Utah (U of U). She is a genetic epidemiologist with the Utah Population and Pedigree Resource. As an epidemiologist, Curtin studies the causes, spread, and control of disease. Her research focus is colorectal cancer and hematological cancers and disorders, including the genetic epidemiology of chronic lymphocytic leukemia and multiple myeloma.
Curtin earned a doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree from the University of Utah. She is a recipient of the John D. Morgan Fellowship, awarded to outstanding students pursuing PhD research in the U of U Department of Biomedical Informatics.