Karen Clancy

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Health Administration

Do you remember what it was that you connected with, that let you know right away that CHS was the right place for you?

I was attracted to UK CHS because of the excellent faculty and because I wanted a school that would prepare me well professionally.

Did you come to UK knowing you wanted to pursue a career in health sciences? How did you choose your profession? 

Yes, I have always wanted to help other people. Health care has been a life-long passion. 

What is the best advice you received from a CHS faculty member?

Have a big vision for yourself and go for it!  You can do it.

What do you love about your job?

I love knowing my work helps so many people. I take great pride in helping people pursue good health, active lifestyles and overall wellness. 

How do you stay inspired professionally?

The people I work with including students, patients, and families are incredibly inspiring.

What do you hope now to accomplish in health care?

I want to continue to help the next generation of professionals in the health sciences to be successful. 

What advice do you have for students in CHS now?

Seek and embrace opportunities to move forward professionally through education, experiences, and networking.

What do you wish you would have paid more attention to as a student in regards to your work in healthcare?

I wish I would have pursued a PhD sooner!