Kristine M Gibson, MD

Kristine M Gibson, MD portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  • Curriculum Vitae



Kristine Gibson, MD is the assistant dean for clinical applications reporting to Ernie Yoder MD, associate dean for educational affairs. In this role, Gibson is responsible for oversight of the clerkships and electives in the MD degree program in years 3 and 4 working in collaboration with the clerkship, discipline, and elective directors. Dr. Gibson is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, serves as the clerkship director for the pediatric and adolescent medicine clerkship, and provides patient care as a pediatrician in the WMed Pediatrics clinic.  Dr. Gibson grew up in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Prior to joining the medical school in January 2015, she served as a pediatrician with Pediatrics, PC in Portage, Michigan for sixteen years. She attended the University of Michigan and UC Irvine, and earned her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. She did her pediatrics residency and served as chief resident at DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids. Dr. Gibson currently serves on the board of the Bronson Health Foundation and is past president of the Southwest Michigan Eating Disorders Association. She is also a board member of the Kalamazoo County Great Start Collaborative and was involved in the Kalamazoo County Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Prevention and Treatment Project. Her special interests include eating disorder treatment and prevention, mental health, and early childhood development.

Affiliations and Associations

  • Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine


  • No Degree 1989, University of California-Irvine
  • BA 1991, Biomedical Sciences and Music (with Distinction), University of Michigan
  • Pre Med 1992, University of Michigan
  • MD 1994, School of Medicine, Indiana University
  • Residency 1997, Pediatrics, DeVos Children's Hospital , Michigan State University
  • Chief Resident 1998, Pediatrics, DeVos Children's Hospital , Michigan State University


  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) - Certified

In the Media


  • English, fluent.

Honors & Awards

  • Southwest Michigan Children’s Mental Health Coalition Award. Southwest Michigan Children’s Mental Health Coalition, 12/2014