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Karen Hartfield

Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

206-263-2023 | khartf@uw.edu

Public Health Seattle and King County
Public Health – Seattle & King County, 401 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1200, Seattle, WA 98104

Research Interests

Effectiveness of health behavior/health promotion interventions


Karen Hartfield is a lecturer in the Department of Health Systems and Population Health and an administrator for the HIV/STD Program at Public Health – Seattle & King County. She has worked in HIV prevention, communicable disease prevention, immunization promotion, asthma prevention and family planning in public health settings for more than two decades. She earned an MPH at the University of North Carolina.


MPH Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina, 1986
BA Psychology, Harvard University, 1982

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