Dr. Hrysyzen attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa to receive her bachelor’s degree in animal sciences. She then moved from Hawaii to Colorado to attend veterinary school at Colorado State University, and graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. After graduation, she moved to Oregon with her husband to be closer to family. She currently has a hedgehog, Hazel, and a dog, Honey. Dr. Hrysyzen enjoys exploring the outdoors, rock climbing, and spending time with family.