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educator , Endocrinologist

Karen Shipp Black, American Endocrinologist, educator. Recipient Career Development award VA, 1991, National Research award National Institutes of Health, 1991, Young Investigator award American Federation Clinical Research, 1991.


Black, Karen Shipp was born on November 6, 1959 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Daughter of Robert Lee and Joyce Rosalee (Castillo) Shipp.


Bachelor of Science in Biology, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1982; Doctor of Medicine, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1986.


Resident internal medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, 1986-1989; fellow in endocrinology, University Texas Science Center, San Antonio, 1989-1992; instructor medicine, University Texas Science Center, San Antonio, 1992-1993; clinical assistant professor medicine, University Texas Science Center, San Antonio, since 1993; endocrinologist, Endocrinology-Nuclear Medicine Association, San Antonio, since 1993. Mentor University Texas Health Science Center, 1993-1996.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.


Member Citizens for Bonilla, San Antonio, 1993-1996. Fellow American Association Clinical Endocrinologists. Member American Medical Association, American College Physicians, American Society Bone andMineral Research, National Osteoporosis Foundation, The Endocrine Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, exercise, art, painting.


Married Quentin Robert Black, July 10, 1982.

Robert Lee Shipp

Joyce Rosalee (Castillo) Shipp

Quentin Robert Black