Kristen Fuller

Kristen Fuller, MD

Physician, Mental Health Writer, Author


Mental health, Addiction, Eating Disorders


University of California Santa Barbara, Saba University School of Medicine, University of Tennessee



My passion lies in educating the public on the stigma associated with mental health and sharing the importance of finding your own happiness, regardless of your current situation or life path.

— Kristen Fuller, MD


Kristen Fuller, MD, enjoys writing about evidence-based topics in the cutting-edge world of mental health and addiction medicine and also contributes to medicine board education. Her passion lies in educating the public on the stigma associated with mental health.

Dr. Fuller is also an outdoor activist, an avid photographer, and is the founder of an outdoor women's blog titled, GoldenStateofMinds. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, backpacking, skiing, camping, and paddle boarding with her dog in the Eastern Sierra, where she calls home.


Dr. Fuller earned a bachelor's degree from University of California, Santa Barbara and received her medical degree from the Saba University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in family medicine at the University of Tennessee.

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