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Karen Tran


Dr. Karen Tran is a General Internist in the Division of General Internal Medicine at UBC, and a Clinical Instructor with the Department of Medicine.

Research Interests

  • Blood pressure measurement in pregnancy
  • Ethnicity and hypertension
  • Medication adverse events and hypertension

She completed her medical school, internal medicine residency, and General Internal Medicine fellowship at UBC.

She completed additional hypertension and vascular medicine fellowship training at McGill University. Dr. Tran obtained her Masters of Health Sciences from the School of Population and Public Health at UBC. Dr. Tran currently works as a General Internist on the Clinical Teaching Unit and Hypertension Clinics at Vancouver General Hospital and with Obstetrical Medicine at BC Women’s Hospital. She is a certified hypertension specialist by the American Society of Hypertension and is a member of the Hypertension Canada Guideline committee for blood pressure measurement and resistant hypertension.