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Kristina Gaffney

Staff Affiliate - YNHH; Research Associate III (Project Coordinator), Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE)

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Kristina Gaffney

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Kristina received her Honors Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health Sciences, with a minor in Molecular and Cellular Biology, from the University of Connecticut. While at UConn, she worked as an undergraduate researcher in a Molecular and Cellular Biology lab exploring the functions of the Myf5 and MyoD genes in satellite cells during early development in mice. After graduation, she worked at Bridgeport Hospital as a Patient Care Technician in the Pulmonary Medical/Surgical department. Kristina now works as a Research Assistant III (Project Coordinator) at Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), which focuses on improving health and health care through targeted research projects. Outside of CORE, Kristina is also an active member of the Yale New Haven Health System Center for Clinical Ethics at both the Bridgeport Hospital and Yale New Haven Health Hospital locations.

Education & Training

  • BS (Hon)
    University of Connecticut, Allied Health Sciences

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Gold Certificate of AppreciationBridgeport Hospital Quality Award Program2019
Silver Certificate of ApprecationBridgeport Hospital Quality Award Program2018
Silver Certificate of AppreciationBridgeport Hospital Quality Award Program2018

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