Kristin joined the Palliative Care team in June of 2017 and brought extensive experience in the areas of palliative care, critical care, emergency medicine, and oncology. She began her career in the medical ICU of University of Maryland Medical Center. She served as a charge nurse, on the resuscitation team, and floated to resuscitation units within the shock trauma tower. It was not long before Kristin felt called to the specialty of palliative medicine. Kristin began on the palliative care team as the staff nurse before being promoted to the coordinator. Kristin has certifications in hospice and palliative care, critical care, and clinical nursing leadership. She is passionate about palliative medicine, hospice, critical care, healthcare policy, social activism, yoga, dancing, painting, and spending time with her two dogs.