Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Karen M Sheehan, MD, MPH

Karen M Sheehan, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and Preventive Medicine

Focus of Work


Dr. Sheehan is interested in youth development, injury and violence prevention, and population health.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine (1989)
  • MPH: University of Illinois - Chicago, Public Health (1996)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (1992)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics