Education and Background
Cristina received her bachelor’s degree from Boston College and her master’s degree in nutrition from Bastyr University. She completed a dietetic internship at The University of Washington. Cristina is also a certified insulin pump trainer.
Certified with the Commission on Dietetic Registration as a Registered Dietitian and with the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators as a Certified Diabetes Educator.
Cristina provides nutrition education to support patients with a wide range of health conditions and concerns, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and gastrointestinal disorders. She also helps to teach the Polyclinic’s Diabetes Self-Management Education group classes.
“Good nutrition is fundamental to good health. I enjoy working with people to develop an individualized nutrition plan that is realistic within the context of their daily routines and enables them to live healthier lives.”