Kristi Van Winkle, RN Title: Medical Health Writer Education: Pensacola Christian College Expertise: Health, fitness, cardiology, pediatrics, and other medical topics Registered nurse for over 15 years, caring for both adult and pediatric patients Experience Kristi is a registered nurse with over 15 years of experience caring for both adult and pediatric patients at the beside. She worked as a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit RN for the first 4 years of her career, and then on an adult Cardiology/Telemetry unit.She owns her own writing company, Write Shift RN LLC, and writes quality patient education materials and content. She has written articles for publications such as HealthGrades, Health News, and Good RX. Health information and education are a huge part of what and who a nurse is. Now I write the information, instead of speaking to the patient one-on-one. Education Kristi has a Bachelor of Nursing from Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Florida. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.