Kristen is an Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner, with a BS in nursing from California State University, Long Beach and a Masters in nursing from UCLA. Her oncology experience includes working as a nurse on the inpatient oncology unit at Torrance Memorial Medical Center, where she became skilled at chemotherapy administration and the complex care of oncology patients. After completing her Masters at UCLA, she was the nurse practitioner in a breast cancer surgical program, guiding and caring for patients from diagnosis, through surgery and reconstruction. Kristen initially came to Cancer Care Associates as an infusion room nurse, preparing and administering chemotherapy. We are very happy to have her return to the group as one our our excellent nurse practitioners.