Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University
Medical education: Emory University School of Medicine, FNP
Kristen received her Bachelors of Science degree from Vanderbilt University where she double majored in Child Development in Spanish. She spent a semester abroad in Spain, where he honed her Spanish speaking skills. White at Vanderbilt, Kristen also participated in club lacrosse, field hockey and rode competitively on the equestrian team. After graduating with honors and magna cum laude from Vanderbilt, Kristen moved to Atlanta to pursue her nurse practitioner degree at Emory University. While in school, she completed a nurse externship at the Shepherd Center, a catastrophic care hospital in Atlanta. Additionally, she volunteered regularly at an urban nonprofit clinic run by nurse practitioners that provides free healthcare to the homeless and uninsured. Kirsten also volunteered in the fields of South Georgia delivering primary and urgent healthcare to the migrant farm workers.
In her spare time, Kirsten and her husband enjoy traveling, cooking and taking their Australian cattle dog to the park.
- Children’s at Meridian Mark (Atlanta)
Areas of focus
- Musculoskeletal injuries
- Gait abnormalities
- Musculoskeletal injuries and infections
- Sports injuries
- Fracture care
- Orthopaedic trauma
- American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
- Sigma Theta Tau International Honorary Nursing Society