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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Karen Chapman, MScN, MScN, PhD (in progress)

Phone: 416-813-6121
Email: karen.chapman@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

1976-1977 & 1974-1975
RN in ICU at SickKids – Full Time Positions

1982 – 1996
Health Educator & Tutor - Part-Time Positions

Research Associate, Regulatory Affairs in Pharmaceutics – Full Time

March 2000 – Nov 2003
Research Nurse, Clinical Investigation Unit (CIU) - Full Time Position

Nov 2003 – Oct 2003
Nurse Manager, Clinical Investigation Unit (CIU) - Full Time Position

Oct 2003 to Present:
Nurse Manager CIU, Part Time Position

1986 - 2003
Sunday School Teacher and Volunteer
Eglinton St George’s United Church/Donway United Church

1984 – 2004
Volunteer: Active and Sustainer
Junior League of Toronto

2000 – 2002
Junior Skiers Activity Day Co-ordinator Spring 2000 & 2001
Devil’s Glen Country Club

1987 – 2001
PTA President and Member at
Denlow Elementary School, Windfield’s Jr High School and York Mills CI

Research Interests

Chapman, K., Pencharz, P. Establishment of Threonine and Branched Chain Amino Acid Requirements In Post Surgical Neonates Receiving TPN Using IAAO Technique
Funded by: CIHR
HSC REB Approval # 85/580


Clinician Scientist - CIHR Scholarship – University of Toronto 2004 – 2008

Research Training Competition – Winner of Scholarship – Sept 2004

Dean’s List Scholarship, University of Toronto: 1975 & 1976

Heart & Stroke Foundation Scholarship Award: 1975


Rafii M, Chapman, K., Stewart, C., Kelly, E., Hanna, A., Wilson, D., Tullis, E., Pencharz, P. Changes in Response to Insulin and the Effects of Varying Glucose Tolerance on Whole-Body Protein Metabolism in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis. Am J Clin Nutr 2005; 81:421-6.