Dr. Kaufman has been practicing pediatrics for 17 years, the last 11 with Mount Nittany Physician Group (formerly Centre Medical & Surgical Associates). She is also one of three pediatricians who provide medical care and evaluation services to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health.
Kristie graduated from the Penn State College of Medicine and completed her residency at Children’s Medical Center in Dayton, OH. She is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, and recently served as the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Mount Nittany Medical Center.
Dr. Kaufman served previously on the Health System Board’s Central Nominating Committee and currently serves on the Health System Board of Directors, the Physician Group’s HIM Committee, and the Medical Center’s Pediatric Performance Improvement Committee. She was a member of the 2014 Charity Ball Committee. Dr. Kaufman is active in the community, serving on the Board of the Centre County Women’s Resource Center since 2012, with the last year spent as its Vice Chair.
Kristie, her husband and her children reside in State College.