Karen Zink


Karen’s passions include caring for women, volunteering in her community, promoting the use of locally grown and harvested food, caring for her extended family, promoting the nursing profession and assisting advanced practice nursing students. She serves on local boards as well as the Center for Improving Value in Health Care at the State level and is a fellow of the Bighorn Health Policy Leadership Program.



Voted 2013 “Best Nurse”
by the Durango Herald
Reader’s Choice Awards



SWWHflower-TN Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, RN
SWWHflower-TN Loretto Heights College, BSN
SWWHflower-TN University of Colorado, MS


SWWHflower-TN Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner, National Certification Corporation
SWWHflower-TN Colorado and New Mexico State Board of Nursing, Advanced Practice Registries

Professional Memberships

SWWHflower-TN Colorado and New Mexico Nurses Association
SWWHflower-TN American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
SWWHflower-TN Sigma Theta Tau, National Honor Society of Nursing