Kristen is an Infection Preventionist for Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, IN and has over 10 years experience in infection prevention and quality improvement. She holds a certification in Infection Control. She was honored with the Indiana University Health President’s Values Leadership Award in 2010 for excellence in leadership, dedication and philanthropy in the community. She has published in various nursing research journals and has presented at both APIC and UHC. She received her master’s degree in public health in epidemiology from Indiana University School of Medicine and her bachelors of science degree from Indiana University.