Karen Moss

The Ohio State University

Assistant Professor

Dementia Palliative Care End Of Life Advance Care Plannin

Dr. Karen Moss’ program of research focuses on the neuroscience of pain, advance care planning, healthcare decision-making, and quality-of-life outcomes for patients living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and other serious chronic illness and their families. She examines factors that influence pain and end-of-life decision-making processes for African American older adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their family caregivers. Dr. Moss also seeks to better understand family caregiver stress. She is the principal investigator in the Family Caregiver Community Research (FamCare) Lab and member of the Monroe Lab. Dr. Moss is also an Assistant Professor and mixed methods core faculty member in the Center for Health Outcomes in Medicine, Scholarship and Service (HOMES) in the Department of Internal Medicine in the College of Medicine.

About Karen


Columbus, Ohio US

Research areas and interests

Dementia Health Disparities

Research methods

Neural / Brain Imaging

Research model system