Kristen, a board certified occupational therapist, earned her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from Quinnipiac University.
She worked in skilled nursing facilities with the adult and geriatric population for more than 10 years, specializing in post-stroke patients, custom wheelchair design and managing a rehabilitation department. Kristen also worked in an outpatient rehabilitation facility at Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford, where she specialized in working with patients with head and traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, patients who suffered from strokes, and patients who needed vision rehabilitation.
Kristen has worked for Middlesex Health since 2007 in various capacities. This includes work in the acute hospital setting and in outpatient departments. Kristen has an important role in the Hospital’s pulmonary rehabilitation program, while also seeing patients with orthopedic, post-surgical and neurological diagnoses.