Karen Trotochaud

Karen TrotochaudAssistant Director, HCECG
Instructor, School of Nursing
(404) 727-2796


Ms. Trotochaud is Senior Program Associate at the Emory University Center for Ethics working in the area of health care ethics, with a particular interest in end of life care, especially with children.  She is the Assistant Director for the Health Care Ethics Consortium of Georgia where she plans, coordinates and implements educational programming in the area of healthcare ethics for organizations and providers throughout Georgia.  She is a frequent lecturer in the area of clinical and healthcare ethics, ethical committees, medical futility, and pediatric end of life care.  Prior to joining the Center she had extensive experience in pediatric and neonatal nursing both in clinical and administrative roles.

Ms. Trotochaud received a BS in Nursing from Georgia State University, Master in Nursing from Emory University and a Master of Arts in Bioethics from Loyola University Chicago.