Kristine Boettcher is a registered nurse currently serving as staff development instructor for The Chester County Hospital in West Chester, PA. She received her B.S.N. degree from Valparaiso University and her M.S. degree from the University of Minnesota. She is certified in neonatal intensive care nursing and in May, 2008 received a certification in nursing education. Boettcher is interested in medical missions and has participated in mission trips to India and Sri Lanka.