Physician Profile

Karen M. Hook, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Office Locations:

Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
800-579-7822
860-679-2100
Directions

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
Education and Training:
TrainingInstitutionMajor/Specialty
Undergraduate SchoolUniversity of ConnecticutChemistry
Medical SchoolUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineMedicine
InternshipHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaInternal Medicine
ResidencyHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaInternal Medicine
FellowshipHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaHematology/Oncology
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
C.A.M.E.L. Award Committee Award for Meritorious Educational Leadership - for Mechanisms of Disease-2 Course (2013)University of Connecticut
Student Government Appreciation Award University of Connecticut Medical/Dental Student Government
Charles N. Loeser Award University of Connecticut
Finalist, Kaiser Permanente AwardUniversity of Connecticut
C.A.M.E.L. Award Committee Award for Meritorious Educational Leadership - for Mechanisms of Disease-2 Course (2012)University of Connecticut
Penn Pearls Teaching Award University of Pennsylvania
Maurice F. Attie Resident Teaching Award University of Pennsylvania
American Medical Women’s Association Award
Bridge Mentoring Award
James Foster, M.D. Teaching Award
Graduation Commencement SpeakerUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
Phi Beta Kappa
Nutmeg Scholarship University of Connecticut
Clinical Interests:

Benign and malignant hematology

Research Interests:

Management of hematology and oncology patients in the Intensive Care Unit, hematologic and oncologic emergencies, and education and curriculum development

Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Recurrent thrombosis prevention with intravenous immunoglobulin and hydroxychloroquine during pregnancy in a patient with history of catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome and pregnancy loss. Mar, Nataliya; Kosowicz, Rebecca; Hook, Karen. (2014). Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis, 2, (38), 196-200.

The loss of homeostasis in hemostasis: new approaches in treating and understanding acute disseminated intravascular coagulation in critically ill patients. Hook, Karen M; Abrams, Charles S. (2012). Clinical and translational science, 1, (5), 85-92.

Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists. Hook, Karen M; Bennett, Joel S. (2012). Handbook of experimental pharmacology, 210, 199-223.

The HIT Expert Probability (HEP) Score: a novel pre-test probability model for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia based on broad expert opinion. Cuker, A; Arepally, G; Crowther, M A; Rice, L; Datko, F; Hook, K; Propert, K J; Kuter, D J; Ortel, T L; Konkle, B A; Cines, D B. (2010). Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH, 12, (8), 2642-50.

Treatment options in heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Hook, Karen M; Abrams, Charles S. (2010). Current opinion in hematology, 5, (17), 424-31.