Kristine received her Master of Science in biomedical engineering from University of California, Irvine, and she was exposed to Glaukos' iStent invention early in her career. Since she joined the company, Kristine has learned more about glaucoma—and about the manufacturing side of the eye care medical industry. She wears many different hats and faces new challenges each day.
At every stage of development, from initial concept to design transfer, Kristine integrates information from researchers, engineers, regulatory agencies, and quality assurance to ensure all design requirements are met. Additionally, she focuses on improving the efficiency and balance of the process flow at Glaukos so that existing product lines can enrich more patients’ lives.