Dr. Kristin Mullins earned her Ph.D. from the Uniformed Services University before going on to complete post-doctoral training at the Navy Medical Research Center and a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Mullins served as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology, and Biomedical Laboratory Sciences at The George Washington University before moving on to her current roles as Assistant Professor of Pathology and Associate Director of Core Laboratories and Point of Care Testing at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She has authored multiple peer-reviewed articles and was the assistant editor of Reference Range Values for Pediatric Care (2019). Mullins is a member of both the American Society for Rickettsiology and the American Association of Clinical Chemistry. She currently teaches Cell Culture Techniques and Recombinant DNA Laboratory at AAP.