Karen Lasater

Office Address: 

418 Curie Blvd
Room 374



  • Karen Lasater (PARC Research Associate) was featured in Marketplace discussing the symptoms and causes of a shortage of well-funded positions for nurses including nurse-patient staffing ratios and high-paying traveling positions.

  • Karen Lasater (PARC Research Associate) wrote an Op-Ed in the Albany Times Union about nurse staff conditions before and throughout the pandemic and the need for better patient-to-nurse ratios.

  • Karen Lasater (PARC Research Associate) was quoted in Nursing Times. Lasater said, "Results show that improving nurse staffing could substantially reduce deaths and save money that could go to funding improved staffing."

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Ph.D., Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 2015


  • Penn 2018 Health Policy Retreat: Karen Lasater on Improving End-of-Life Care in Hospitals