Kristen grew up in New Jersey. Before attending veterinary school, she got her masters in animal and dairy science at University of Georgia where she learned about blue grass and comfort food as well as animals. She then attended St George's University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada West Indies.
She did her clinical year at Iowa State University. After a year in the midwest she missed the trees and mountains and decided to move back to the east coast. She joined the team at GMAH in July of 2017. In her spare time she likes traveling, hiking, camping, making pottery, and cooking. Her special veterinary interests include, shelter medicine, oncology, theriogenology, and rabies world wide prevention. Kristen lives in Burlington with her two dogs, Skillet and Gravy, and her cat, Miss Grits.