Kristine Anne Karvonen, MD

Kristine Anne Karvonen, MD


  • Academic Title: Acting Instructor
  • On Staff Since: July 2023
  • Biography

    Dr. Kristine Karvonen is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist and investigator with a research focus on social drivers of racial and ethnic inequities, including racism and social determinants of health. Dr. Karvonen plans to deploy anti-racist, community-engaged interventions to improve the experience of patients and families from marginalized racial and ethnic groups and to correct outcome inequities. Dr. Karvonen received her medical degree at University of Virginia, residency and fellowship at University of Washington, and additional training in health equity at the Child Health Equity Research Program for Postdoctoral Fellows (CHERPP-T) and Master in Science in Epidemiology with a focus on Clinical and Translational Research at University of Washington. She is an attending physician in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders with a focus in oncology and sickle cell disease.

    Board Certification(s)



    University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA


    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA


    University of Washington Hematology/Oncology GME, Seattle, WA

    Research Description

    Racism, racial and ethnic inequities, health equity, diversity, equity and inclusion, pediatric oncology

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