Karima is a graduate of two faculties at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry for her dental hygiene program and School of Business for her Master’s in Business Administration (MBA). Aside from her clinical practice in Edmonton, Karima is an associate clinical professor at the dental hygiene department in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. She is currently the Director for Enterprise Dental Manangement Systems (EDMS) Dental for Western Canada
Karima has published clinical research on peri-implant tissue assessments.
Through KBM consulting, she has worked with local, national and international audiences to improve patient centred experience and create dental practice efficiencies.
Karima is a recipient of the prestigious 2014 University of Alberta Alumni Honor Award and 2013 Gibb Clinical Teaching Award at University of Alberta. Her volunteer ethic is demonstrated in various ways, including serving on the AAID ACE committee as a board member for 2019-2020 conference.