After receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Rhode Island, Kristen took a job at a major bank in Boston. Her passion for animal care never left her mind, so in April 2012 she decided to change careers and join the DeWitt Animal Hospital family. Kristen received an Associates degree in Veterinary Technology from San Juan College’s distance learning program in April 2014. During her program, Kristen traveled to Texas to study laboratory and large animal medicine. She passed the National Veterinary Technician Certification Exam in July 2014. Kristen is certification in laser therapy from AIMLA (American Institute of Medical Laser Applications). In 2017, while out on maternity leave, Kristen completed the Fear Free Certification program, a 9 hour course, and is recognized as a Fear Free Certified Professional. Kristen enjoys and excels at all aspects of her job, particularly nursing care.