Karen Walsh

Karen Walsh

Karen Walsh

Jefferson College of Population Health, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Dr. Karen Walsh is a statistician and the Program Director of Health Data Science at the Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH). Her research focuses on predictive modeling, clinical informatics, and health services. Her most recent research is around multiple sclerosis (MS) and focuses on geographic variation in MS care, quality, value, and predicting clinical endpoints. More specifically, from her recent dissertation which compared traditional statistical modeling approaches versus predictive analytics methods for predicting MS relapse and all-cause urgent care. She has taught advanced statistics courses at JCPH, mentors JCPH Outcomes Research Fellows and serves as a chair on master’s Capstone Projects. She earned her DHSc from University of Indianapolis with a focus in Statistics and Data Science, MS from Northwestern University in Predictive Analytics, and has an MBA from Pennsylvania State University.


Speaking seminar: Telehealth Utilization and Clinical Outcomes in Four MS Centers during the COVID Pandemic: Real-world evidence from the MS-CQI improvement research collaborative ,