UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Dr. Karen Kowalske is Professor and past chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitaiton at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas where she is currently the director of Hyperbaric Medicine. She has over 100 publications on burns and wound healing and has written chapters in two versions of the Diabetic Foot. She has been an Associate Editor of Braddom's textbook "Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation" for the last 3 editions. Dr. Kowalske was a director on the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for 12 years and severed 3 yeras as Chair. She is currently presient elect of Association of Academic Physiatry. Dr. Kowalske is a well known teacher and national speaker. She also remains a full time clinician educator seeing a broad cross section of patients with wounds and is the director of a busy hyperbaric medicine program.