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Born in the California Central Valley, Kristin Castorino, DO, obtained her medical degree from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in the California bay area after graduating with a degree in Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology at University of California, Santa Cruz. Dr. Castorino completed an internship in Family Medicine at University of Nevada, Reno, followed by a residency in Internal Medicine in Santa Barbara where she met Dr. Jovanovic and the team here at Sansum Diabetes Research Institute.


Dr. Castorino joined SDRI in 2009 and has been an instrumental part of many programs including the Diabetes and Pregnancy program, and the Artificial Pancreas program. Dr. Castorino is dedicated to ensuring that all women with diabetes and pregnancy receive the care they deserve, thus leading a GDM clinic at the Santa Barbara County’s Health Care Center.