board members

Sister Karen Burgess, DC

Sister Karen Burgess, DC, Hyattsville, MD
has been a Daughter of Charity since 1981, first in the Emmitsburg Province and now in the St. Louise Province. Sister Karen graduated from DePaul Hospital School of Nursing in Norfolk, VA and from Catholic University of America with a BSN. She has had a variety of nursing experiences in Daughters of Charity hospitals in VA, MD, DC and FL. Additionally, she has worked in a small maternity home in GA and in an outpatient Oncology/Infusion center. After caring for retired Sisters in Emmitsburg, MD, Sister Karen worked in homecare for five years in Maryland and two years in Waco, Texas. Presently, Sister Karen is living at Elizabeth Seton HS in Bladensburg, MD and works at the St. Ann’s Center for Children, Youth and Families (transitional housing for women and children who are homeless) in Hyattsville, MD.