Karen Daw, MBA
In her high energy presentations, Karen Daw, MBA, CECM infuses hands-on activities, exercises, fun stories and dental specific examples from her 20+ years’ experience as a speaker, consultant, and authorized OSHA trainer. From the 2-person practice to 1,000-person audiences, Karen helps dental professionals enhance their safety and compliance systems. She has authored articles and continuing education courses, and contributed to the Center for Disease Control’s latest dental infection control app. She is a proud member and co-chair of the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP).
Karen graduated from and worked at Ohio State University as the Assistant Director for the Sterilization Monitoring Service and then as the Clinic Health and Safety Director for the College of Dentistry. She continued her education by earning an MBA with a focus on Management and Healthcare Administration. Karen offers regulatory compliance solutions for dental practices. She is committed to helping people rethink compliance, not as a mandatory activity, but as a culture of safety. As a result of her work, dental professionals are able to more confidently meet regulatory standards, implement leaner processes, and create a safe work environment while actually decreasing costs.