Cristina grew up in Beverly Hills, CA and graduated from Beverly Hills High School. She got her Bachelor’s Degree from Smith College and went on to get a Ph.D. in biochemistry from University of California, Berkeley and her M.D. from Stanford University where she graduated at the top of her class. As if you would expect anything less from Cristina!
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