Kristen Drew grew up in Bothell, Washington. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Denver where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. She obtained her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from Wingate University where she graduated with summa cum laude honors and was inducted into Pi Alpha, the national Physician Assistant honor society.
Kristen is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants, and Blue Ridge Mountain Association of PAs.
In her free time, Kristen enjoys spending time outdoors camping, hiking, skiing, and rafting. She also enjoys traveling and has spent time volunteering in Nicaragua on medical service trips.