Karen Harman is a developmental pediatrician specializing in cognitive impairments, neurogenetic syndromes and learning problems associated with seizure disorders. She completed clinical fellowship training in child developmental and clinical genetics at the Hospital for Sick Children In Toronto.
Currently Dr. Harman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University. She is the Medical Director on the McMaster Children's Hospital Regional Cleft Lip and Palate Team and one of the Clinical Directors on the Specialized Developmental and Behavioural Team Services at McMaster Children's Hospital-Chedoke Site. She is the Program Director for the Developmental Pediatric Subspecialty Training Program and a Longitudinal Facilitator in the Professional Competency Curriculum of the Undergraduate MD program. She is a member of the Ontario Congenital Anomalies Committee that provides leadership advice to Better Outcomes Registry and Network (BORN) Ontario.