Karen Van Leuven is a doctorally-prepared nurse practitioner. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Delaware, master’s education at the University of San Francisco and her doctoral education at UCSF. Her FNP education is from Western University of Health Sciences. Karen’s clinical and research interests are complex health conditions, and healthy ageing. Her personal interests include music and cooking. Karen is the President and founder of Bay Area Jazz & Arts, a non-profit program focused on jazz performance and education.