Karen Schaefer

Karen Schaefer

Administrative Assistant Senior

Karen Schaefer supports MICHR’s vision for development of clinical and translational research as a member of the Interaction, Communication & Engagement team and the Clinical Research Informatics team. She earned her bachelor of arts in journalism from Michigan State University and a master of arts in communications with an emphasis on organizational communication and visual rhetoric at Eastern Michigan University. Karen’s experience includes writing and photography, event management, and administrative support. Prior to joining MICHR, she held positions at the School of Public Health and Rackham School of Graduate Studies. Her interests include U-M’s workplace sustainability initiative, and she serves as a Planet Blue Ambassador and a member of U-M’s Voices of the Staff Event Bicentennial Committee.

734.998.7957 | kschaef@umich.edu