Kristin Benson - MD

 
Kristin Benson - MD

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Carlson Parkway
952-993-4500
Carlson Parkway
My Areas of Practice

Providing care for kids by partnering with parents, their children and the rest of the medical team.


General Information

Gender: Female

Practicing Since: 1983

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Services

Practices at

Carlson Parkway
15111 Twelve Oaks Center Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305

Education & Certifications

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
1985

BA: Mankato State University
Biology and Chemistry
Mankato, MN
1975

MD: University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
1980

Pediatrics Internship and Residency: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado
Pediatrics

University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO


1983

Masters of Science (MS): University of Minnesota Department of Biomedical Informatics
clinical research and informatics
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2004

Research & Publications

I am interested in collecting digital data at the point of care for primary care research.  I have done research projects on strep pharyngitis, obesity and lead toxicity.  I have the following publication:

Electronic Data Collection Tools for Quality Improvement:  Antibiotic Utilization, AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 2003: 788

Professional Associations & Awards

past Board member of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

past  Executive Committee member of the national American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Clinical Information Technology

Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School

Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics

Personal

My husband and I live in Minnetonka and have three adult sons.  I enjoy reading, music, and nature.