Kristin Anderson, M.D., was born and raised in the great Hawkeye state of Iowa. She attended the University of Iowa and graduated with a BSE degree in biomedical engineering. She continued on at the University of Iowa for medical school before fleeing to Tucson to escape the brutal Midwestern winters. She completed her internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona. She plans to pursue a career in nephrology. In her free time she enjoys hiking, running, yoga, and traveling.