Kristina studied human nutrition with focus on food and consumer economics at Christian-Albrecht University in Kiel and finished her Master of Science in December 2012. For her master thesis she investigated gender specific behavioral differences in weight reduction through internet based weight loss program. During her studies she worked as a student assistant for two years at the department of food economics and consumption studies.
Before starting as a PhD student in June 2013 Kristina held an internship in Rheine in the food business apetito convenience GmbH & Co.KG in the field marketing/product management retail. Moreover she completed an internship in the health department in Kiel for three month with focus on Health Monitoring / Health Planning and Public Relations. Kristina extended this internship as a freelancer to finish and publish the “Kiel Health Report1/2011”.