Karin graduated from Columbia University in New York City where she majored in Biology. She returned back to her home state of Connecticut and completed her Physician Assistant training from the Yale School of Medicine in 1995, ranking first in her class. She is board-certified with eighteen years of clinical experience including cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, cardiology, and vascular medicine. She has devoted her career to the diagnosis and treatment of vein disease.
Karin is involved with many professional organizations, both locally and nationally. She is the current chairperson and a founding member of the PA/APRN section of the American College of Phlebology. She has lectured at national conferences, including The American College of Phlebology Annual Congress and served on an Expert Sclerotherapy Panel. Karin is a lifelong resident of Connecticut and is very active in the medical community, educating her peers about venous disease and its treatment. She lives with her husband and two boys and enjoys spending her free time watching her sons participate in their sporting events.