Kristen (Dazy) Walters, MD joined Allergy & Asthma Medical Group and Research Center in July 2016. Originally from southeastern Michigan, she graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree with distinction in Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science. She attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine where she obtained her doctorate in medicine and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. She returned to the University of Michigan to complete her residency in Internal Medicine. She attended the Scripps Clinic in San Diego, California for her fellowship in Allergy/Immunology and served as Chief Fellow.
Her clinical interests include allergic rhinitis, chronic rhinosinusitis, nasal polyposis, and upper airway dysfunction (chronic cough, paroxysmal vocal cord dysfunction). She has published peer-reviewed papers and research on aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD or Samter’s Triad) and adverse reactions to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). She is an active member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.
She met her husband, Dan, in medical school. He is currently practicing Cardiology in San Diego. They have one dog, Miley, a golden retriever. They enjoy traveling, good food, and watching football (Go Blue!).