Karen Solheim

Credentials: PhD, RN, FAAN

Position title: 4W Director of Nursing

Email: karen.solheim@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5176

3105 Signe Skott Cooper Hall

Karen Solheim coordinates Global Health Initiatives in the School of Nursing. Dr. Solheim has conducted health related projects in Thailand, Cambodia, India, and Somalia focusing on meeting population health needs and building local capacity, with an interest toward those experiencing humanitarian crises.  Karen is co-founder and board director for International Partners for Education, Inc., a non-profit organization supporting students – primarily girls – as they obtain secondary education in Malawi.

Affiliations: Global Health Institute; University of Wisconsin, School of Nursing.