Dr. Karen Huyck, MD, PhD, MPH, FACOEM is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Dartmouth in the Section of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and a board-certified OEM physician. She is currently serving as the Medical Director for Vermont RETAIN, a project with the Vermont Department of Labor the aims to increase employment retention and decrease work disability across the state and inform national disability programs and policies. She received her PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology, completed her MPH in Environmental Health, and completed her post-doctoral fellowship in Environmental Molecular Epidemiology. Her clinical and research work includes management and treatment of complex work injuries, functional assessment and recovery, prevention of work disability, and gene-environment interaction in complex human disease. She is a co-founder of the New England Work Injury Collaborative and a member of the Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology (TREAT) consortium through the The National Institutes of Health Medical Rehabilitation Research Infrastructure Network (MRRIN). Prior to her position at Dartmouth, she worked in diverse OEM settings, including as an on-site physician for biotechnology companies, staff OEM physician, researcher, disability consultant, utilization reviewer, impartial medical examiner, and expert witness.