Kristen was raised in central Texas and began her career in health technology, collaborating with providers to build software that improves the patient experience and clinical outcomes. After completing her nursing degree, she worked at the South Texas Medical Center at University Children’s Health, the only level one pediatric trauma center in south Texas where she cared for many uninsured and immigrant families. Most recently, Kristen focused on family-centered care at Pediatric Associates of Austin.
During her free time you can find Kristen at the YMCA enjoying fitness dance classes, meal prepping vegetarian-inspired dishes, and spending time with her family, fiancé, and their cat “Dennis”.
Kristen holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas A&M Health Science Center.