Kristine Burgess, MS, PA-C is a 2010 graduate of the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science Physician Assistant Program. Following graduation she has worked in family medicine in several locations in Lake Country including working with under-served populations. While working in family medicine she served as a clinical year preceptor for RFUMS PA Program where she discovered her love of teaching and advising future physician assistants. After three years of acting as a clinical preceptor, she joined the PA Program as a part-time Instructor in early 2014. Shortly after joining the PA Department, she started her full-time role as Director of Didactic Education. Kristine's medical interests include: pediatrics, lifestyle modification, plant-based nutrition, exercise physiology, patient-provider communication & patient motivation, complementary medicine, and dermatology.