Dalonzo Karen
Karen D’Alonzo
Associate Professor, Division of Nursing Science, Rutgers University School of Nursing

Dr. Karen D’Alonzo is an Associate Professor in the Division of Nursing Science at Rutgers University School of Nursing.  Using a lens of community based participatory research (CBPR), her research focuses on health promotion and cardiovascular (CV) risk reduction in diverse groups of women; acculturation stress, allostatic load and immigrant health; and community health worker (CHW)- facilitated interventions. In the nursing community, Dr. D’Alonzo is considered an expert in CBPR issues. Data from her NIH-funded studies have contributed to establishing community engagement and CBPR as priorities at Rutgers.