Dr. Karen I. Kroeker is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Alberta. After receiving her BSc (Zoology and Cellular, Molecular, and Microbial Biology) from the University of Calgary, she worked in a medical research laboratory for 2 years. She subsequently received her medical doctorate degree from the University of Calgary in 2004. She completed 3 years of internal medicine residency at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. Following the completion of her gastroenterology residency at the University of Alberta, she completed an Advanced Clinical & Research Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). She received her Masters of Experimental Medicine at the University of Alberta in 2012.
Dr. Kroeker joined the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta in 2010. She is a member of the Active Medical Staff at the University of Alberta Hospital. She has a large practice of patients with inflammatory bowel disease and runs a pediatric IBD transition clinic. She is involved with the implementation of the EClinician electronic medical record in the Division of Gastroenterology. Dr. Kroeker is the Director of the IBD Clinic at the University of Alberta.