Karin Eve Reuter Rice
Associate Professor in the School of Nursing

Karin Reuter-Rice is an associate professor in the Duke University School of Nursing, School of Medicine, and the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences. She is an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner with the Division of Pediatric Critical Care. Dr. Reuter-Rice is a clinical expert in pediatric critical care, a fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, American Academy of Nursing, and the NIH-NINR Summer Genetics Institute. She is co-editor of the textbook Pediatric Acute Care: A Guide for Interprofessional Practice.

Her commitment to the care of critically ill and injured children and their families has led Dr. Reuter-Rice to focus her research in the area of trauma and head injury. With a collaborative research team approach and NIH-NINR and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation support, Dr. Reuter-Rice examines the relationship between genetic variations, cerebral vasospasm and neurocognitive/functional outcomes in pediatric admitted to hospital with a traumatic brain injury. She has also developed a specimen biorepository. Her published research findings have been presented internationally. In addition to her research and practice in the critical care unit, she teaches and mentors students in the care of acutely ill and injured children.

Current Research Interests

Genetic and biomarker associations in children with acute TBI.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 307 Trent Drive, DUMC 3322, Durham, NC 27710
  • 307 Trent Drive, DUMC 3322, Durham, NC 27710

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