Kristin received her Bachelor's degree in Health Science from Quinnipiac University. She completed the Entry Level Master's Physician Assistant Program in 2007 where she graduated with honors. She was certified as an EMT-B from 2005-2011. She received her Master's degree from Quinnipiac University and graduated from the PA program in 2009. After receiving her NCCPA board certification she went on to practice in the field of Internal Medicine for 2 years.
She joined the Yale Interstitial Lung Disease Center for Excellence from 2012-2021 where primary areas of interest are the diagnosis and treatment of interstitial lung diseases (ILD). Yale ILD offers clinical drug trials for patients with IPF, scleroderma and other forms of pulmonary fibrosis. Kristin was a sub investigator at Yale for these studies. She was a support group leader for patients and family members with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Scleroderma.
In 2021, she joined Yale Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology with a primary focus of treating patients with autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), systemic sclerosis, Sjogren's syndrome, mixed connective tissue disease, inflammatory myopathies, vasculitis, fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and other rheumatic disorders.