Kristi is relatively new member of the Transplant Research Foundation (TRF) team, having recently become the new Senior Advisor for Transplant Advocacy. As a heart transplant recipient, she is passionate about research and recognizes the importance of research in improving the quality of life and long-term outcomes for transplant recipients.

Prior to joining TRF, Kristi worked as a Child Life Specialist addressing the psychosocial issues and development needs of children and adolescents dealing with life-limiting and chronic health conditions.
Besides Disneyland, her happiest place on earth is Granville Island, where you will often find her with her two little dogs.