Karen M Sheehan

  • 714 Citations
1984 …2019
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Research Interests

Karen Sheehan, MD, MPH is a Professor of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She is a founding volunteer of the Chicago Youth Programs, a community-based organization that works to improve the health and life opportunities of at-risk youth. She is also Associate Chair of Advocacy for the Department of Pediatrics and Medical Director of Lurie Children’s Injury Prevention & Research Center and Lurie Children's Healthy Communities.

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

Dr. Sheehan divides her clinical time between directing the Chicago Youth Programs Clinic at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and attending in the Pediatric Emergency Department.

Certifications and Licenses

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Training Experience

1992Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, University of Illinois - Chicago

… → 1996

MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

… → 1989

Research interests

  • Injury Prevention
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Public Health

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Grants 2012 2019

Research Output 1984 2019

Child Restraint Systems
Motor Vehicles
motor vehicle
Wounds and Injuries
Geographic Information Systems

Modifiable sleep-related risk factors in infant deaths in Cook County, Illinois

Briker, A., McLone, S., Mason, M., Matoba, N. & Sheehan, K. M., May 29 2019, In : Injury Epidemiology. 6, 24.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
African Americans
Infant Death
Coroners and Medical Examiners
Hispanic Americans
1 Citation (Scopus)

Teaching the Social Determinants of Health in Undergraduate Medical Education: a Scoping Review

Doobay-Persaud, A., Adler, M. D., Bartell, T. R., Sheneman, N. E., Martinez, M. D., Mangold, K. A., Smith, P. & Sheehan, K. M., May 15 2019, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 34, 5, p. 720-730 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Undergraduate Medical Education
Social Determinants of Health
Medical Education
3 Citations (Scopus)

Classifying Injuries in Young Children as Abusive or Accidental: Reliability and Accuracy of an Expert Panel Approach

Lorenz, D. J., Pierce, M. C., Kaczor, K., Berger, R. P., Bertocci, G., Herman, B. E., Herr, S., Hymel, K. P., Jenny, C., Leventhal, J. M., Sheehan, K. M. & Zuckerbraun, N., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 198, p. 144-150.e4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Hospital Emergency Service
Multicenter Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cross sectional analysis of Chicago vs suburban Cook County suicide deaths among 10–24-year-olds in the Illinois violent death reporting system

Quimby, E. G., McLone, S. G., Mason, M. & Sheehan, K., Apr 1 2018, In : Injury Epidemiology. 5, 1, p. 41-46 6 p., 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross-Sectional Studies
Hispanic Americans
Mental Health
Age Groups