Paula Karnick, Ph.D., APN, Nurse PractitionerDr. Paula Karnick completed her Master of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN) at North Park University in 1998. She went on earn her Adult Nurse Practitioner Certificate from North Park University and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Marquette University in 1999. Dr. Karnick finished her Doctor of Philosphy Degree (Ph.D.) in Nursing in 2003.

Dr. Karnick is certified as both an Adult and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the State of Illinois and has worked in a variety of capacities as both as nurse educator and clinician. Her recent experiences include serving as Clinic Coordinator of Take Care Health as well as numerous scholarly and teaching placements including serving as Director of Education for the Emergency Nurses Association, Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Emergency Nursing, and as Adjunct Faculty at Resurrection University.

Dr. Karnick joined the psychiatric staff at Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. & Associates, P.C. in 2013. Dr. Karnick is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the Emergency Nurses Association, the Illinois Society of Nurse Practitioners, the National Assocation of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and the International Society of Parse Scholars.