Calgary; University of Calgary, 1988; ophthalmology; clinical assistant professor, University of Calgary. Died April 3, 2017, aged 68. Survived by her husband Rin and a daughter. "While a resident, Karin was referred to as the 'Bionic Woman' after she gave birth and then returned to the ward 4 short days later. After starting in private practice she pursued her passion in ophthalmology and devoted her life to providing her patients with the highest standard of care for over 25 years."