Karen A. Hartfield
I am particularly interested in how local public health departments address racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes and access to services. Health education and communication programs provide opportunities to reach communities and individuals who lack access to information and services.
EducationMPH University of North Carolina, 1986 (Maternal and Child Health)
BA Harvard University, 1982 (Psychology)
Contact Infoemail: email@example.com
Public Health - Seattle & King County
400 Yesler Way, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104
Karen Hartfield is a Lecturer in the Department of Health Services and the 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 over twenty-five years. She earned an MPH at the University of North Carolina.
Thiede H, Duchin JS, Hartfield K, Fleming DW. Variability in Practices for Investigation, Prevention, and Control of Communicable Diseases Among Washington State's Local Health Jurisdictions. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2012 Nov;18(6):623-30. PMID: 23023289
Alstead M, Campsmith M, Halley CS, Hartfield K, Goldbaum G, Wood RW. Developing, implementing, and evaluating a condom promotion program targeting sexually active adolescents. AIDS Educ Prev. 1999 Dec;11(6):497-512. PMID: 10693646
Dawson C, Hartfield K. Developing a cost-effective media campaign addressing unprotected anal sex among gay men. AIDS Educ Prev. 1996 Aug;8(4):285-93. PMID: 8874646