Kristi earned her master’s in science of nursing from Holy Names University in Oakland and is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a family nurse practitioner. She previously worked as a registered nurse, mostly in community settings. Before becoming a nurse, Kristi worked as a newspaper writer, editor and designer. She entered nursing to be able to have more one-on-one contact with people in her community.
Kristi’s hobbies include cooking, yoga, listening to live music, and traveling. She spends a good deal of time vacuuming after her three cats.