Karen Tenner, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Family Medicine

MD, University of Massachusetts Worcester




Dr. Karen Tenner completed her undergraduate degree at Brown University and went on to pursue her medical degree at the University of Massachusetts. At UMass, Dr. Tenner led “Sidekicks,” an organization that establishes longitudinal relationships between students and pediatric patients with life-threatening conditions. She also conducted clinical research surrounding barriers to accessing perinatal mental healthcare. These experiences helped Dr.Tenner realize early on her desire to form long-term relationships with patients of all ages. Her work at Brown with the organization Project Health, which connects patients with fundamental resources to address the root cause of health issues, as well as her work with the Worcester Free Clinic Coalition further informed her about the importance of providing compassionate care to patients within the context of their lives. She is particularly interested in women’s health, adolescent medicine and mental healthcare.

2013 2013 Perinatal Mental Health Society Conference, Chicago, IL: Clinical Translational Research Pathway (CTRP) Travel Award
2011 North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center: Academic Achievement Award for contributions as an Academic Associate
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Weinreb L, Byatt N, Moore Simas TA, Tenner K, Savageau JA. What happens to mental health treatment during pregnancy? Women's experience with prescribing providers. Psychiatr Q. 2014 Sep; 85(3):349-55. PMID: 24682626; PMCID: PMC4399820.
     
  2. Alagappan K, Silverman RA, Hancock K, Ward MF, Akerman M, Dawood FS, Branch A, De Cicco S, Steward-Clark E, McCullough M, Tenner K, Katz JM. Seropositivity for influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus among frontline health care personnel. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Jan; 19(1):140-3. PMID: 23260627; PMCID: PMC3557970.
     

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Bar chart showing 2 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2013 and 2014

YearPublications
20131
20141
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Women’s Health
Adolescent Medicine
Mental Healthcare
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