Kristy Paisley

Education: Fordham University – B.S.; New York University – M.S.

Kristy Paisley is a science teacher at York Prep. She grew up in Westchester County and received her B.S. in Biology from Fordham University –she couldn’t imagine leaving her beloved New York! Her undergraduate research focused on cellular receptors for neurotransmitters and how modifications to these cells causes epilepsy and episodic ataxia. Ultimately, she received an M.Sc. with distinction from New York University in Biology with a focus in Environmental Medicine. Her research in graduate school focused primarily on the wide range of effects of PCBs and dioxins on fish in the Hudson River estuary. Though she is very science-minded, Mrs. Paisley also enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with her husband and children. She also loves to hang out with her brother who is a graduate of York Prep!