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Yun (Karen) Cai, PhD, DNP, AGNP, RN

Research Coordinator


Yun (Karen) Cai is a Research Coordinator at the Herbert and Jacqueline Krieger Klein Alzheimer’s Research Center. She holds dual doctoral degrees in Nursing (PhD and DNP) from Purdue University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of gerontology, resilience, and health services research. Before joining the center, she had worked as a nurse practitioner in primary care and as a registered nurse in long-term care.