Kristen Hutchison joined SME as a part-time medical writer in March 2021 and became a full-time medical writer in June 2022. She received her B.S. in Psychology and Biology from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA in 2013, where she was a DI athlete on the rowing team. She took master’s level courses in Athletic Training at the University of Nebraska – Omaha in 2016 and found that her passion was not in clinical work, but behind the scenes in medical research. She is passionate about furthering medicine by presenting clear and evidence-based content. When not working, Kristen loves to go to the dog park with her little Maltese, watch cooking shows, and swim in open water when the weather allows.