Kristy graduated from Western Washington University with a BA in Therapeutic Recreation. She was an intern at UWMC on the inpatient rehab unit. She returned to UWMC after graduation and worked there for almost 2 years before moving to Harborview Medical Center where she has worked for the past 12 years. She is the Clinical Coordinator for the TR department and works part-time for the Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Program (CORP) and part-time for the Metro Access Evaluation Clinic. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family and friends, going to the beach, reading, and going for walks with her dog, Ziggy.