Karen Townsend is a registered ER nurse, hip dysplasia advocate, nurse educator and mom of three. She’s spent the last fifteen years working in hospitals, on the side of mountains, and for private practices. Frustrated working for a healthcare system that valued profit over patients; she founded Imparted Health + Wellness, a patient-centered nurse consulting practice. With a passion for education and an affinity for translating even the most complicated medical information, she helps clients take back their health and create healthy, balanced lives. Karen holds multiple degrees, including graduate level coursework from Stanford University School of Medicine and continues her clinical education in orthopedics, neurology and integrative medicine.