Christine, a Certified Physician Assistant, was born and raised in Colorado and received a soccer scholarship to play at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California.
She majored in Kinesiology and minored in Biology and Spanish before moving on to complete her Physician Assistant Studies degree at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.
Christine moved back to California to work in Emergency Medicine in Santa Barbara prior to switching to Dermatology. In the ER, she gained valuable experience learning how to manage complex patients, work in a high stress environment and developing suturing skills.
Christine has Diplomate-Fellow status from the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA), one of the highest awards for a Physician Assistant in the medical dermatology field.
Christine has a strong focus on the detection, treatment, and prevention of skin cancer and is dedicated to educating her patients about the importance of sun protection and annual Total Body Skin Cancer Exams. She is very passionate about Dermatology and making people feel confident in their own skin.
Christine enjoys mountain biking, running and spending time with her family.