Kristine has a B.Sc. in neuroscience/biology from the University of Toronto and worked for a number of years in clinical research for a pharmaceutical company and a university-based teaching hospital before turning to editing. She has a certificate in publishing from Ryerson University and is a member of the Editors’ Association of Canada and the American Medical Writers Association. Kristine edits articles for science and medical journals primarily although she also edits fiction and children’s literature. For the past three years, she has been a juror for the Toronto Book Awards and she is the chair for the 2012 awards.