Mission: To engage, empower & educate patients about medical advances and the physicians who provide them


Sonacare Medical (Charlotte, NC) Corporate and patient website content; patient blog entries; patient-directed articles; design and implement peer support program for patients considering HIFU for prostate cancer

Scionti Prostate Center (Sarasota, FL) Patient marketing, website content development

Sperling Prostate Center (New York, NY) Website content development, article/book development, social media content

Medical Pro Marketing (Laguna Niguel, CA) Patient education and marketing through website development and maintenance, including monthly articles for community urologists

Endocare, Inc. (Irvine, CA) Write and edit patient and physician materials; design, implement and direct national peer support program for patients considering cryotherapy for prostate cancer; conduct patient focus groups

EDAP Technomed (Framingham, MA) Produce newsletter and coordinate communication among 13 research sites; assist with patient enrollment in ENLIGHT clinical trial



www.drscionti.com and www.nyhifucenter.com





Bard, Robert MD with Barrie, Karen, Editor. The Prostate Cancer Revolution. Morgan James 2014.

Onik, Gary MD and Barrie, Karen. The Male Lumpectomy: Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer. Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse 2005.

Chapman, Janet and Barrie, Karen. Kenneth Milton Chapman: A Life Dedicated to Indian Arts and Artists. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press 2008. (Winner, Evans Biography Award by Mountain West Center of Utah State University; designated a Southwest Book of the Year Top Pick by Pima County Public Library, Tucson AZ)

Barrie, Karen and Cain, Kathleen. Serpents & Apples: Emotional, Spiritual, and Physical Well-Being for Working Women. Clinton, NJ: New Win Publishing, Inc. 1992


Scionti, Stephen MD. Aiming At Life: Targeting Ice Against Prostate Cancer. 2008.

Sperling, Dan MD. Focal Laser Ablation of Prostate Tumors. In Bard, Robert The Prostate Cancer Revolution, Morgan James 2014.

Sperling, Dan MD. Focal laser ablation of prostate tumors. Prostate Cancer Communication/Choices Magazine published by PAACT. 2012 Dec;28(4):14-17.

Numerous articles under the names of respective authors

Karen Barrie, M.S.
511 Maple Avenue
Wilmette, Illinois 60091


Services Include:

  • Patient Education
  • Website & Blog Content
  • Peer Program Development
  • Marketing to patient
  • Individual patient management
  • Liaison with national patient programs