About KBD Health

Karen DeMarco, MPH

Karen is a public health professional with fifteen years of progressive experience in personnel management, program evaluation, strategic planning, infectious disease control, and public health preparedness. Karen is skilled in building partnerships across multi-disciplinary groups, including environmental health professionals, hospital administration, first responders, academia, elected officials and the public.


  • Communicable Disease Epidemiology
  • Team leadership in public health emergency situations
  • Efficiently acquiring scientific information and communicating to health partners
  • Risk communication (television, social media, radio, press releases)
  • Maintain focus and thrive in high-stress environments


Rutgers School of Public Health (formally UMDNJ), Newark, New Jersey
Degree:  Master of Public Health

The University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania
Degree:  BS, Health Administration
Minors:  Business, Philosophy

Licensed Health Officer in the state of New Jersey