January 18, 2013
Norwegian American Hospital has appointed Shellie Karno as its new in-house corporate counsel. Karno joins the management executive team as a nurse attorney and will focus on providing legal counsel for hospital its clinical departments on contracting and litigation matters. Karno has previously counseled health care clients and served as legal counsel for a large public teaching hospital. She was also a staff attorney for the Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Karno earned her law degree at Loyola University and has a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her nursing diploma from Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Karno is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law and received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Before earning her law degree, she was an active member of the health care community as a nurse and received her nursing diploma from Northwestern Memorial Hospital.