Kristen received her undergraduate degree in Integrated Strategic Communications from the University of Kentucky in 2002. She returned to the University of Kentucky and graduated in 2012 with her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Her prior medical experience includes work as an anesthesia tech and a pharmacy tech in Lexington, Kentucky. Originally from Owensboro, Kentucky, Kristen moved to the Louisville area from Lexington. She joined Women First in 2012 and works with Dr. Ann Grider.