Karen Effrem, M.D.

Dr. Karen Effrem is a pediatrician, researcher, and conference speaker. Dr. Effrem’s undergraduate degree is in Pharmacy from Purdue University, her medical degree is from Johns Hopkins University and her pediatric training is from the University of Minnesota. She has provided testimony for Congress, as well as in-depth analysis of numerous pieces of major federal education, health, and early childhood legislation for congressional staff, state legislatures, and many organizations. Besides serving on the board of the Alliance for Human Research Protection, Dr. Effrem is president of Education Liberty Watch, as well as the co-founder and executive director of the Florida Stop Common Core Coalition. She is also a former board member of The International Society for Ethical Psychiatry and Psychology.

Dr. Effrem has been involved in many areas of children’s health and education policy including:

She has spoken at numerous state, national, and international conferences. She has been interviewed by Fox News and interviewed by or quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the British Medical Journal, Politico, Bloomberg News, World Net Daily, newspapers, radio and television stations across the country. Dr. Karen Effrem and her husband Paul, have three children.