Karen Doss Profile

Community Education Coordinator


Karen Doss, M. A., is the Community Education Coordinator for the WV Autism Training Center at Marshall University. Ms. Doss holds a master’s degree in communication studies with an emphasis in organizational communication. Ms. Doss started at Marshall as the administrative assistant for the Center for Teaching and Learning. In 2011, she accepted the opportunity to facilitate the start-up and development of the School of Pharmacy at Marshall, focusing on administrative organization and communications. As the community education coordinator, Karen works with autism specialists throughout the state to support their efforts to increase autism acceptance and education in their communities. She develops presentations and other materials, assists in organizing events, and provides training and workshops to community organizations and agencies across the state. When she is not working, Karen enjoys traveling, reading, gardening, and spoiling her two granddaughters.