Dr. Karen Zimowski is a pediatric hematology/oncology fellow at Emory University/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA). Dr. Zimowski received her BS in Biochemistry from Clemson University and her MD from the Medical College of Georgia. She completed pediatric residency at Johns Hopkins University. As a NHF-Shire Clinical Fellow, she will receive clinical training under the guidance of Drs. Robert Sidonio and Shannon Meeks in the Comprehensive Bleeding Disorders Clinic at CHOA and Special Coagulation Laboratory at Emory University. In addition, she will continue her current research projects, investigating the structure-function relationships of both coagulation factor V and factor VIII. Dr. Zimowski aims to become an expert physician-scientist in the field of pediatric hemostasis and thrombosis. She seeks to apply the knowledge gained through laboratory analysis to the clinical setting and provide the highest level of medical care to patients with bleeding and coagulation disorders.