Dr. Karin Dieperink Examines Impact of Cancer on Family Health

Dr. Karen DiepernickKarin B. Dieperink, RN, MCN, PhD, is a clinical research nurse and a postdoctoral student at the Department of Oncology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark. Her doctoral research focused on rehabilitation in prostate cancer care and she is particularly interested in understanding the impact of cancer on family health and exploring the usefulness of family nursing interventions with families experiencing cancer. She is involved in international collaboration with family nursing researchers in Australia as well as in the European Family Health Network with researchers from Finland, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Iceland, and Sweden. For more information contact IFNA member, Karin Dieperink.