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Associate Professor Karen Walker

Clinical Associate Professor, The University of Sydney 
Senior Research Fellow, IMPACT for CP

PhD MClinNurs BAppSc (Nurs) RN

Associate Professor Karen Walker is a Clinical Research Fellow in the Grace Centre for Newborn Care at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, and a Senior Research Fellow with the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Institute.

Karen completed her PhD in 2011 researching outcomes of infants admitted to neonatal intensive care units with her thesis entitled “Neurodevelopmental outcome at one year of age of infants who have undergone early major cardiac or non-cardiac surgery”.

IMPACT for CP stands for International Multidisciplinary Prevention and Cure Team for Cerebral Palsy. IMPACT for CP is an international research network whose objective is to promote and support high quality research in the prevention and cure of cerebral palsy, and improve outcomes for those with the condition.

Karen is a member of the IMPACT for CP Steering Committee, and is working to further develop the IMPACT network. For further information please visit the IMPACT Website.

Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

View Karen’s publications on Google Scholar and Researchgate.