Kristin joined Howard Brown Health in 2005 as a Physician Assistant and became Director of Clinical Operations in 2010. She most recently was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2014. Her medical practice focus includes LGBTQ care, women’s health, HIV medicine, health promotion and interdisciplinary medical care for populations at risk. Kristin has been the driving force behind numerous projects at Howard Brown including Alternative Insemination, Primary Care Opt- Out HIV testing, rapid Hepatitis C testing, and the expansion of service lines to include areas such as pediatrics, dental, and expanded sexual and reproductive health services. As part of an interdisciplinary team, Kristin provides medical care to a diverse population of patients. A Physician Assistant with a Master’s in Biochemistry, Kristin graduated from Marquette University in 2002. Kristin was selected to be a National Health Service Corps Scholar and was employed through the Corps from 2003-2005 serving the migrant population in central California. In 2010, she completed a fellowship at Kansas University in Community Health Center leadership and development. She has been the primary investigator and sub investigator on a number of clinical research trials, serves as Howard Brown’s Institutional Review Board chair, and manages numerous grants as program director. Kristin is passionate about community health and improving health outcomes in communities of need.