Dr. Kruse is a board-certified pediatrician with experience treating children in inpatient, primary care, private practice, and underserved populations, both domestically and abroad. Originally from North Carolina, she earned her undergraduate and medical degrees from Wake Forest University. She completed her pediatrics residency at Georgetown University in 2001 and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Kruse is now an MPH candidate at George Washington University, focusing on epidemiology and health informatics. Her particular areas of interest are infectious disease epidemiology, vaccines, developmental pediatrics, and medical informatics. She continues to practice pediatrics in Northern Virginia, where she enjoys traveling and hiking with her husband, three children, and their pandemic puppy.