Kristen W. Richards, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Kristen is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, licensed in Washington, DC, and the State of Maryland. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Towson University and a Master of Science degree in Primary Pediatric Care as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from the University of Maryland School of Nursing. Kristen specializes in children from birth to 21 years old. Kristen is a resident of south county along with her husband (a teacher in the Anne Arundel County Public School System) and their adorable daughter. 

Her clinical background includes providing care to pediatrics in intensive and acute care units, as well as in the outpatient setting. Most recently, during her time at Children’s National Medical Center, Kristen provided specialized care for pediatric patients, ages birth to 24, living with HIV. In this role, she managed medications, provided treatment education and was the lead provider in implementing long-acting antiretroviral injections. Her special interests include school readiness, infectious disease and pediatric mental health. Bay Community Health is pleased to have Kristen as a part of our medical team to provide focused, quality care to our pediatric patient population.