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Karen Rogers

Associate Director, Communications, FasterCures

Karen Rogers leads engagement efforts for FasterCures, serving as a senior relationship manager for internal and external audiences. In this role, she works closely with the leadership and program staff, as well as the broader program, development, events and communications teams across the Milken Institute. Her responsibilities include knowledge management, stakeholder outreach, publications and materials development, and marketing. Prior to joining FasterCures in 2010, Rogers held communications positions at innovative nonprofits focusing on the public sector and health, including the Partnership for Public Service, Association of Public Health Laboratories and The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati. She has a bachelor's degree in public relations from Xavier University in Ohio and a master's degree in public communication from American University in Washington.