Karen Walton Budd, American nursing educator, maternal/women's health nurse. Registered Nurse, Ohio. Scholar March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, 1986-1987. Member American Nurses Association, Association Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses, National Nurse Society on Addictions, Sigma Theta Tau (past president Alpha Mu chapter).
- Various nursing teaching positions,, Akron, Ohio, 1961-1973. Assistant professor, clinical nurse specialist Case Western Reserve University Hospitals, Cleveland, 1975-1993. Associate professor Kent State University, since 1993.