Full Name
Kristen Dauss MD, CCHP
Job Title
Chief Medical Officer
Indiana Department of Corrections
Speaker Bio
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kristen Dauss’ primary mission is to serve vulnerable Hoosiers by providing quality medical care to incarcerated individuals. Dr. Dauss’ experience includes working for the IDOC most recently as the regional psychiatry director, while also providing direct patient care through the Division of Youth Services. Dr. Dauss holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University Bloomington and earned her medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. She completed a Triple Board Residency and Fellowship in general pediatrics, adult psychiatry, and child/adolescent psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine. Her experience allows Dr. Dauss the unique ability to examine systems of care and integrate physical and behavioral health needs to treat the whole person. Dr. Dauss also serves as a staff physician at St. Franciscan and teaches students at Indiana University School of Medicine, where she is a volunteer faculty member