Cristee was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

She quickly found a love for springboard diving and was able to be a part of Michigan State University’s Swimming and Diving team, while also earning her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a specialization in Health Promotions.

Her love for the mountains moved her and her husband to Denver, CO where she completed her Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant program at University of Colorado School of Medicine in 2022.

She enjoys backpacking, climbing and skiing. She also loves to bake and do random crafts.

Cristee loves making connections with her patients and families with a focus on building a healthy lifestyle.