Kristen grew up in a small town north of Baltimore, Maryland. After graduating from West Virginia University with her undergraduate nursing degree, Kristen began her career in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2003.
She obtained her Master's in Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham becoming a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in 2013. Since that time, she is enjoying her work at Coastal Pediatric Associates.
She is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.
Kristen and her husband, Chris, love spending their free time with their four children, Makena, Adelynn, Delaney, and Austin