Kristin is board certified as a physician assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).  She completed her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, where she achieved academic honors, including induction into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi and was the recipient of the Award for Clinical Excellence.  Kristin has clinical experience working in Hartford Hospital, UConn Health, and Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN).  

Prior to graduate school, Kristin graduated from Union College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience.  She is a member of American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Society of PAs in Addiction Medicine (SPAAM), Nu Rho Psi National Honors Society, Psi Chi International Honors Society, and is certified in both Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS).  Kristin is excited to join the team of providers at Straun Health and Wellness.