Karen Hardin, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CNE
Director Workforce Development
Coordinator of Faith Community Nursing Program
Assistant Professor

Karen HardinEducation

  • Diploma Wishard Memorial School of Nursing
  • BSN Indiana University School of Nursing
  • MSN with CNS in HIV/AIDS Hunter College-Bellevue School of Nursing, NYC
  • DNP Indiana University


Before joining Marian University in 1996, Hardin worked in adult health, oncology, HIV/AIDS in Indianapolis, Indiana, Gainesville, Florida, and New York City.


Lived experience of mothers who have lost a child
Research interest in Narrative Pedagogy

Studying healthcare in Chile
Pre-med student builds cultural competencies and awareness.
Watch Htoo's story
Interning at Delta Faucet
Marketing experience gives insight into corporate America.
Watch Dominic's story
Coming home to Indy
Award-winning transfer student is glad she made the switch.
Read Rachel's story