- Doctor of Vet Medicine, Tufts-Cummings School of VM, USA, 2012
- Bachelor of Science, Ecology, Ethology and Evolution, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, United States
Dr. Cristin Kelley graduated from Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012 and completed a small animal rotating internship at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston followed by a wildlife medicine internship at the Tufts Wildlife Clinic. From 2014 to 2022 she was the staff veterinarian at Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research in Newark, DE where she provided veterinary care for an avian wildlife rehabilitation clinic as well as an oiled wildlife response program. In 2022, she returned to Tufts as faculty in the Tufts Wildlife Clinic where she provides veterinary care to native New England wildlife while supervising and instructing veterinary interns and students in wildlife medicine and surgery. She values keeping wild animals wild and loves to release healed and healthy wild animals to continue their wild lives.