Dr. Karen Shackelford
Dr. Karen Shackelford is a medical content director. She has 12 years of experience writing, editing, and managing medical content that follows USMLE and NBME standards. This content educates doctors, nurses, and health professionals, helping them with licensing, board certification, and ongoing medical education. She's also worked on patient-focused content for medical websites and written for major healthcare centers to share advanced information about surgical and nonsurgical fields.
With 13 years as an emergency doctor in Mississippi, Dr. Shackelford has firsthand experience in various medical cases. She cared for patients of all ages, from kids to seniors, and dealt with a wide range of conditions in different specialties. She collaborated with social workers, community resources, and fellow doctors to support underserved patients in getting essential medical and social help.