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Karen Rheuban

Karen Schulder Rheuban, MD, serves as Professor of Pediatrics, Senior Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education and External Affairs, and Director of the Center for Telehealth at the University of Virginia. As a pediatric cardiologist, Dr. Rheuban provides care to patients with congenital and acquired heart disease. She is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Telemedicine Association. She is listed in the "Best Doctors in America" database, and was profiled in the National Library of Medicine's exhibit "Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America's Women Physicians."


Dr. Rheuban is a past President of the American Telemedicine Association, and is the board chair of the Virginia Telehealth Network. She is a trustee of the Swinfen Charitable Trust, an international telemedicine charity. She is a member of the Virginia Board of Medicine ad-hoc working group on telemedicine. Dr. Rheuban, along with Dr. Elizabeth Krupinski, is the co-editor of the 2017 McGraw Hill textbook, Understanding Telehealth. She serves on the advisory board of Tytocare. Dr. Rheuban is a member of the American Medical Association Digital Medicine Payment Advisory Group.

Dr. Rheuban has been involved at the state and federal levels to impact telehealth regulations.

She is also the principal investigator on the HRSA-funded Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center grant serving eight states and the District of Columbia.

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