Kristen is a graduate of the Augsburg PA Program. She practices in General Surgery for HealthPartners with additional experience moonlighting in Urgent Care. Kristen comes from a highly intense surgical practice with an emphasis on complex patient management. She is also passionate about medicine in the developing world and travels to Haiti assisting in surgical procedures. Within the program, Kristen leads the Pathophysiology and Clinical Medicine I and II courses. In her free time, Kristen enjoys spending time in nature with her husband and Vizsla dog. Kristen is passionate about PAs functioning at their highest level and promoting the excellence of Augsburg PA students.