Physical Therapist / Exec. Director of Clinical Operations
Kristin received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University. She has been in clinical care and leadership roles within the Boston and Hartford healthcare systems for over 30 years. She has spent the last 12 years specializing in oncology rehabilitation.
In 2016, Kristin, along with her co-founder, Jillian Schmitt, MSPT, founded Survivorship Solutions, LLC. Their company partners with clinicians and healthcare organizations to drive implementation and optimization of standardized survivorship and interdisciplinary cancer rehabilitation. Their company collaborates with national and global experts in oncology, survivorship and rehabilitation to grow team competencies in oncology knowledge and evidence-based care. The ability to negotiate the multifaceted industry of cancer through program development, planning and growth, data collection, benchmarking and analysis, accreditation standard adherence and best practices while showcasing revenue opportunities and reducing overall healthcare costs, has made her a leader in value-based cancer rehabilitation consultancy. Kristin has been a mentor, clinical coordinator, and educator at both the system and collegiate level. She continues to serve as an educator through her role as an instructor within the Survivorship Solutions’ Virtual Learning Academy, contributing to guest podcasts on Breast Friends Cancer Support Radio, Mama Bear Cancer Support Radio Talk Show, and The OncoPT Podcast, contributing to Alene Nitzky’ s book “Navigating the C: A Nurse Charts the Course for Cancer Survivorship Care”, and as a two time invited speaker at the International Breast Cancer and Wellness Summit. Actively involved in the oncology community, Kristin is a member of the APTA, Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy, Hospice and Palliative Care SIG, and serves on the board of the APTA Connecticut Oncology Special Interest Group as Program Coordinator. She is also involved in the Connecticut Lymphedema Consortium, and the ACRM Cancer Rehabilitation Task Force.
Saturday, October 24, 2020
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM EST