An Obituary: Karen M. Schoelles

November 15, 2022

Karen M. Schoelles, 69, of Bedford died on Oct. 31, 2022.

As a child with cerebral palsy attending school with other disabled children in Bartow, FL, Karen decided to become a physician. She earned a B.S. from Stetson University and an M.D. from the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Karen M. Schoelles

She served as an associate director of the Salem internal medicine program at Salem Hospital in Massachusetts. She entered private practice in Salem. Karen was also Chief of Community Geriatrics at Hebrew Rehabilitation in Boston. She went on to earn an M.S. in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health and joined ECRI in 2005.

 A private memorial for family will be held and her ashes spread at a date to be determined at the Adelynrood Retreat Center in Byfield, MA.

Click here to read her complete announcement.

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